Clifford A. Taylor, 94, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, formerly of Elkhart, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at his residence.
He was born on March 27, 1917 in Clifton, Kansas, the son of Percy T. and Elsie (Cyr) Taylor.
He married Fairy Carder on August 9, 1935 in Hooker, Oklahoma and after her passing, he married Imogene (Wallace) Siefferman on June 11, 1988 in Evansville, Indiana and she survives.
Clifford was a member of Community Church of God, Mt. Carmel, the Men’s Fellowship Club Community Church of God, and the Young at Hearts of Mt. Carmel. He was a cattle and grain rancher.
He is survived by his wife, Imogene; daughters, Elise Grace Milligan of Houston, Texas and Patricia (Pat) O’Brian of Norman, Oklahoma; son, Rev. Larry C. (Bonnie) Taylor of Colorado Springs, Colorado; step-sons, Kenneth (Judith) Siefferman of Cincinnati, Ohio, Larry (Pat) Siefferman of Elberton, Georgia, and Joe (Lynota) Siefferman of Buckeye, Arizona; step-daughter, Patricia Siefferman of Charlotte, North Carolina; sister, Majory Hoffman of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico; eleven grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and a host of step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; first wife, Fairy Taylor; three brothers, Franklyn, Leroy, and Gerald Taylor; three sisters, Edna Annesar, Eva Taylor and Thelma Welch; and daughter, Yvonne Wilson.
Graveside service will be held Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 1:30 PM at the Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, Kansas. Memorials may be given to the Community Church of God in Mt. Carmel, Illinois in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.