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Donna Ruth Taylor

Donna Ruth Taylor, 83, a resident of Okmulgee, died Friday morning, November 16, 2007 at Okmulgee Memorial Hospital. She was born March 30, 1924 in Perry Grove, Arkansas to Fred and Sally (Caves) Harris. She married John Taylor in Sallisaw, Oklahoma and she spent most of her years residing in Beaumont, California. He preceded her in death in 1977. Mrs. Taylor moved to Okmulgee five years ago. She was a waitress and owned and operated her own restaurant for many years. She was very sweet natured and loved everyone she met. She enjoyed quilting and her cats. Preceding her in death were her parents and husband and several siblings. Survivors include her sons, John Taylor and Ray Taylor of Phoenix, Arizona, a daughter, Donna Campos of Palm Desert, California, two sisters, Lois Baughman and Thelma Frank and several grandchildren, including Debbie West and Donna Berumen of Okmulgee and Jimmie West of Washington. Graveside Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday, November 19, 2007 at the Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend Everett Lerch officiating. Friends may visit the funeral home from 1-6 P.M. Sunday. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Online condolences may be sent at