Louise Taylor passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, July 24, 2018. She was born June 17, 1923, in Reedsville, W. Va. She was the daughter of the late Otto and Bertha McKinney. Louise was a longtime member of Eastern Star, Sparks Regional Hospital Auxiliary and Goddard United Methodist Church in Fort Smith. She was married to Glen William Taylor, her loving husband and soulmate, on Jan. 22, 1944.

Louise was preceded in death by her twin sister, Hazel "Lucille" Rhodes; and her two brothers, Glen and Bill McKinney.

She is survived by her husband of 74 years, Glen W. Taylor; and her two daughters, Cheryl (Tom) Klein of Plainwell, Mich., and Joyce (Ken) Reynolds of The Woodlands, Texas. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Kevin Klein, Karl Klein, Scott Reynolds, Kristen Reynolds Schwausch and Kristopher Klein; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Interment will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Battle Creek, Mich.

Memorials may be directed in Louise’s name to Goddard United Methodist Church, 1922 Dodson Ave., Fort Smith, AR 72901.