March 22


Leatha R. Taylor, 73, of 201 W. Hicks Hollow Road, died at 3:17 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2008, at her home.

Born Nov. 18, 1934, in Princeville to Walter and Laura Worfold Barrett, she married Floyd F. “Bill” Taylor April 21, 1954, in Peoria. He survives.

Also surviving are four children, Rickey Taylor of Kalispell, Mont., Terry (Patty) Taylor of Princeville, Denise (Dennis) Ryterski of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., and Timmy (Donna) Taylor of Sparland; four siblings, Wilma Huffman, Thelma Begner, Willis Barrett and Martha Begner, all of Princeville, and Loretta Millie of Galva; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

She was a cook in the Chillicothe area for more than 35 years.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Services are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Methodist Hospice, 221 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, IL 61636.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.weberhurdfuneralhome. com.