Doris Hughes Taylor, 96, of Joaquin, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 16, 2016, at Jackson Baptist Church in Joaquin with Mike Brittain officiating. Interment will follow at Jackson Cemetery in Joaquin. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Mrs. Taylor was born March 29, 1919, in Joaquin, to Robert C. Hughes and Effie Cooper Hughes. She spent twenty years as a career U.S. Navy wife, two of those years were in occupied Japan. She kept home fires burning while he kept the world safe. She was a member of Joaquin and Jackson Baptist Churches and also a charter member of Sandia Baptist Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She is survived by
Daughter: Susan Taylor Clay of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Taylor Clay and wife, Tine, of Austin, Texas
Brian Clay and wife, Kristen, of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Commander Chris Taylor (USN, ret.) of Washington, D.C.
Yvette Benson and husband, Paul, of Naples, Florida
Austin Clay of Albuquerque, New Mexico
Christopher T. Taylor of Washington, D.C.
Mariangela Taylor of Washington, D.C.
Andrea “Tiffany” Taylor of Virginia Beach, Virginia
Charlotte Taylor of Washington, D.C.
Bjorn Benson of Naples, Florida
Leif Benson of Naples, Florida
Eva Sofia Benson of Naples, Florida
Valentina Schneider of Washington, D.C.
Sister: Mildred English of Joaquin
Special Niece: Mattie Borders of Joaquin
Sister-in-law: Winl Taylor Lambeth of Tyler
Cousin: Robert Lane Gunter and wife, Mary Lou, of Marshall
Preceded in death by
Husband: Thomas “Jack” Taylor
Son: Thomas E. “Tommy” Taylor
Son-in-Law: Wayne Clay
Brothers: Ceal Hughes, Boyce Hughes
Sister: Bobbie Woodfin, Iris Brittain