MURRAY — Willa F. Taylor passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah.

Willa was born on September 29, 1928, to WJ (Bill) Pruitt and Vandie Lay Pruitt in Walker County, Alabama.

She married Jimmie Lee Taylor in 1946 in Alcorn County, Mississippi. Together they had three children; Eldon Lee Taylor, Marily Taylor Crook and Sharon Faye Taylor.

Willa Faye lived in the Dogwood community in Mississippi County, Missouri, for more than 50 years before she moved to Kentucky.

She is survived by her daughter; Marilyn (Gary) Crook of Murray; a grandson, Lee Taylor (Wendy) of Decatur, Alabama; two granddaughters, Stacey Young (Jason) of Benton and Robyn Brantley (Bryan) of Paducah; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jimmie Taylor; a son, Eldon; and a daughter, Sharon.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Dogwood Cemetery in East Prairie , Missouri. Interment will follow.

Morrow Funeral Chapel in La Center is handling arrangements.

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