Lana Jean Taylor, 74, of Cromwell, Kentucky went to her heavenly home on Monday, August 30, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born September 6, 1946 in Ohio County to the late Marshall Louis Hillard and Myrtle Jane Green Hillard. Mrs. Taylor retired as a bus driver from the Ohio County Board of Education.
Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by a great grandson, Kanaan Drake Hawes; 2 brothers, James Hillard and Lendon Ray Hillard and 2 sisters, Margaret Ann Phelps and Juanita Fulton.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 59 years, Wayne Lee Taylor of Cromwell; one son, Mark Taylor of Beaver Dam; one daughter, Kim (Greg) Hawes of Beaver Dam; 5 grandchildren, Adam, (Stacy) Taylor, Allen (Kammie) Hawes, Billy (Kristen) Hawes, Matt Taylor and Sarah (Cody) Mellott; 9 great grandchildren, Emma, Leah and Lydia Taylor, McKinley Mellott, Brody, Kolton and Hadley Hawes; Aidan and Carly Embry and a niece, Marsha (Wayne) Young.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Friday, September 3, 2021 at William L. Danks Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Hillard officiating. Burial will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Friends may visit with Mrs. Taylor’s family from 3-7 PM Thursday and 9 AM until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.
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