Phyllis (Taylor) Wade

August 10, 1941 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 80)


Phyllis Taylor Wade, 80 of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on August 10, 1941, in Ohio County, Kentucky to the late Leo Taylor and Beryl Collard Decker.

Phyllis attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church and was retired from Days Inn where she worked as a housekeeper. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Leo Taylor; one granddaughter, Roxanne Pickrell; two great-granddaughters, Alexis Hatcherd and Skye Wade; one son-in-law, Curtis Higgs and one nephew, James Truman “Rusty” Taylor.

She leaves behind to cherish many memories, six children, Gloria (Brian) Westerfield of Horse Branch, Tony (Barbie) Wade of Owensboro, Barry (Mary) Wade of Owensboro, Shenna Adamic of Owensboro, Denna (David) Quiggins of Owensboro and Charlie (Dana) Wade of Utica; one brother, James “J.T.” (Melinda) Taylor of Rosine and two sisters, Kathy (Don) Peak of Louisville and Mary Hoover of Rosine. Phyllis was blessed with nineteen grandchildren, thirty-two great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, November 22, 2021, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2465 Sandefur Crossing, Cromwell, Kentucky 42333 with Bro. Ricky Taylor and Bro. James Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Rosine Cemetery in Rosine. Friends are welcome to join the family for a celebration of life dinner at the church, immediately following the memorial service.

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Memorial Service
November 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Sandefur Crossing, Kentucky

Interment following funeral service
November 22, 2021

Rosine Cemetery
Hwy 1544
Rosine, KY 42370

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