COLEMAN — Services for Albert Lee Taylor, 84, of Coleman, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Billy Roberts officiating, assisted by Grady French. Burial will be in the Coleman City Cemetery.
Family visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Stevens Funeral Home.
He died Saturday, May 12, 2007, at Coleman County Medical Center.
He was born March 22, 1923, in Palo Pinto, the son of Joshua Bartlett Taylor and Annie Lee Kimbrough. He was married to Dorothy Pearl Jerden on March 13, 1947, in Seminole. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1961 during World War II and Korea, receiving two Bronze Stars, Purple Heart and Silver Star. After retiring, he worked for Swift Packing and moved to Coleman in 1971, were he worked for Martin Brick Plant. He was a member of the Ex-Prisoner of War Club in Abilene, American Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and North Coleman Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Taylor of Coleman; four children, Ronald Andrew Taylor and wife, Connie, of San Angelo, Charles Michael Taylor and wife, Vicki, of Garland, Catherine Thompson of Coleman and Kenneth Taylor of Abilene; one sister, Lucille “Tommy” Jenkins of California; two brothers, Newell Taylor of Bangs, Odis Taylor of Seminole; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.