Service Schedule...

Mary Margaret Tayloe

Date: 11-03-2018
Time: 9-11 a.m.

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel - Owensville

Date: 11-03-2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
Gottenstroeter Chapel - Owensville

Oak Hill Cemetery - Oak Hill

Memorials requested to Cuba Free Will Baptist Church.

Mary Margaret Tayloe of Cuba Missouri, wife of Jack Lee Tayloe, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Friday morning, October 26, 2018 at the age of 82.

Mary was born on September 28, 1936, to Harold and Louise (Fox) Edlen of Kahoka, Missouri. She met Jack while attending Central Methodist University in Fayetteville, Missouri. On December 24, 1954, the two were united in marriage in a small church in Luray, Missouri. They were married for 64 years.

Mary became a teacher when she was 18 and taught 2nd grade for 43 years with the last 23 in Owensville. She will be remembered for reading books to her students every day after lunch. Tom Sawyer, The Wizard of Oz and Heidi were a few of her favorites. Mary hosted 13 foriegn exchange students over the years and enjoyed telling students about her travels to Europe, Japan and South America. Mary also hosted an annual field trip out to the farm and woods where everyone enjoyed being out of doors in nature.

Mary and Jack worked on the farm to raise Registered Hereford cattle and purebred champion Cocker Spaniels.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Louise (Fox) Edlen and son, Joseph and is survived by her husband, Jack; children, Daniel Tayloe and wife Vicki of Phoenix, Arizona, Edward Tayloe and wife Mary Ann of Johnston, Iowa and Jeanette Lawson and husband Shawn of James Island, South Carolina, brothers, Jack Edlen and wife Nancy and Joe Edlen and wife Ann all of Kahoka; and seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be on Sat. Nov. 3 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel with Pastor Don Martin officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill.

Memorials requested to Cuba Free Will Baptist Church.