WINGO — Mrs. Don Ann (Gossum) Taylor, age 75, of Owensboro, Ky., formerly of Wingo, Ky., and Mayfield, Ky., passed from this life surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 6:52 p.m. at the Owensboro Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home in Wingo, Ky., with Bro. Ray Bowles officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery near Wingo, Ky.
Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Home in Wingo, Ky.
Mrs. Taylor was born on December 17, 1937, in Graves County, Ky., the daughter of Willard and Naomi (Hopkins) Gossum. She married Vernon Taylor on May 14, 1955, in Corinth, Mississippi. He preceded her in death on January 3, 1995.
Surviving are her son, Terrel (Lorrie) Taylor of Monticello, Il.; her daughter, Cathy Collins of Owensboro, Ky.; her mother, Naomi Gossum of Mayfield, Ky.; three brothers, Doug Gossum and Jeff (Pam) Gossum of Mayfield, Ky., and Joe Gossum of Marietta, Ga.; a sister-in-law, Sue Gossum of Littleton, Colo.; a sister-in-law, Brenda Taylor of Wingo, Ky.; her aunt, Murl Sisson of Wingo, Ky.; grandsons, Derek Taylor of Monticello, Ill., Chad Taylor of St. Paul, Minn., Taylor (Shelby) Collins of Owensboro, Ky.; stepgrandchildren, Ricky (Mia) Collins of Owensboro, Ky., Dana Carty of Dawson Springs, Ky.; stepgreat-grandchildren, Hunter Collins, Houston Collins, Hagan Collins, all of Owensboro, Ky., and Andrew Carty of Dawson Springs, Ky.
Don Ann was also preceded in death by her father, Willard Gossum, and her brother, Greg Gossum.
Mrs. Taylor was a member of the Walnut Memorial Baptist Church in Owensboro, Ky. She worked at Garan Clothing in Clinton, Ky., for many years. After Garan closed she decided to pursue and receive a degree in health information technology from Draughon’s Junior College. Her children were so proud of this accomplishment. Don Ann loved to be with her family and never failed to express her love for them. Rest in peace, Mom.
Memorials may be made to an organization of the donor’s choice.
The Brown Funeral Home in Wingo, Ky., is in charge of the arrangements.