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Lonnie L Taylor
October 12, 1942 - October 19, 2020

Mr. Lonnie L. Taylor of West Memphis departed this life on Monday, October 19, 2020, at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 78 years and 7 days. He was born Monday, October 12, 1942 in Monette, AR and lived in West Memphis since 1969. He was self employed accountant, a veteran of the Army National Guard and a member of Trinity In The Fields Anglican Church in Marion.  He was preceded in death by his parents, James Leon and Berlie Louise May Taylor.       He is survived by his wife of 53 years,  Lavonda Downey Taylor of the home; one son, Bryan (Heather) Taylor of Maumelle, AR; and three sisters, Norene (Joe) Sims of Searcy, AR, Karen (Marvin) Burrell of Camden, AR and Debbie (Len) Ware of Jonesboro, AR.       The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Trinity In the Fields Anglican Church in Marion, AR.  A celebration of life will follow at 2:00 p.m. with Father Horace Tipton, Father Samson Gitau, Father Chuck Filatreau, and Father Paul McLain officiating.   Burial will follow in Nichols Cemetery in Marked Tree, AR.       Pallbearers are John Baioni, John Bramucci, Mark Felker, Mike Ford, Maxie Keith, Andy Luttrell, and Buddy Northcutt.  Honorary pallbearers are members of Lonnie‘s hunting club, Wa Ke’ Da Bowmen: Joe Davis, Bill Faverty, Dan Faverty, Rusty Peters, Corey Peters, Bob Turner and Travis Turner.       In compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, social distancing and face masks will be required along with the signing of a COVID-19 form.       Lasting memorials can be made to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, 1148 E Matthews, Jonesboro, AR  72401.         Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net     

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Visitation

October 22, 2020
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Trinity in the Fields Anglican Church
100 East Military Rd
Marion, AR 72364

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Funeral Service

October 22, 2020
02:00 PM

Trinity in the Fields Anglican Church
100 East Military Rd
Marion, AR 72364

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  1. Linda Roberts, Harrisburg, AR says

    God has his arms around you. Praying for you and your family for your loss of husband and father. Linda Doty Roberts

  2. Bill & Fran McAnally, West Memphis, AR says

    Lavonda, our thoughts and prayers are with you and Brian. We are so sorry for your loss.

  3. Rhonda Lauder, Pennsylvania says

    Praying for you all during this difficult time. Rhonda Taylor Lauder

  4. Jo Ann Gambill , Jonesboro, AR says

    Lavonda, I am so sorry about Lonnie. I am glad I got to see both of you last Friday. We have been friends for many years. I will keep you in my Prayers. May God wrap his arms around you and your family for comfort and peace. ????

  5. Jessey Higdon, Bruce Ms 38915 says

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  6. Jo Ann Gambill, Jonesboro, AR says

    Lavonda, I am so sorry about Lonnie. I’m glad I got to spend some time with you both last Friday and to see a smile on Lonnie’s face. May God wrap his arms around you and your family to give comfort and peace.

  7. Dr. Winfred Bridges, Jonesboro, AR says

    Norene, Karen, and Debbie: I am so sorry to learn about Lonnie passing. As you remember, he and I were good friends in school. Your parents were almost like second parents to me. Bryan, you will remember having been in one of my classes at ASU. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Your dad was a fine man all of his life. He was one of the kindest, most thoughtful, and courteous men anywhere. Lavonda, you had the honor of having been married to one of the best men anywhere. Lonnie was thoughtful, sincere, and honest above all. I know you will miss him tremendously. God bless you all. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Dr. Winfred Bridges

  8. Jon Looney, Denver, Colorado says

    Lavonda, I am sorry to receive word of Donnie's passing. Over the coming days my thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family.

  9. Myra Osment, Germantown, TN says

    Lavonda, My thoughts and prayers are with you! So sorry for your loss. Pray God will give you comfort in your loss.

  10. Vernon D. Turk, Jr., Memphis, TN says

    Lonnie practiced the Golden Rule.. His Christian character and honesty will be missed.

  11. Tricia Hendrix, Little Rock says

    Lavonda, I’m so sorry to hear of Lonnie’s death. I’ll be thinking of you and send prayers for your comfort. I often think of the fun times we had growing up together. God bless you.

  12. Lynn Osment, Trumann, At says

    I am so sorry to hear this. My love and prayers go out to Lonnie’s family.

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