Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

November 9, 2013

M. Maxene Taylor, 89 Jan. 5, 1924 - Nov. 8, 2013

Greensburg Daily News

---- — M. Maxene Taylor, 89 of Greensburg passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at Arbor Grove Village.

Maxene was born Jan. 5, 1924 in Petersburg, Ind., the daughter of Millard and Myfamwy Hayes.

Maxene enjoyed painting and sewing. She also loved animals, especially stray animals. Over the last several years she frequented the senior center daily and formerly played piano and organ at Petersburg Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Judy Long of Highland Park, NJ; two sons: Brian (Bonnie) Long of Indianapolis and Douglas (Jean) Long of Greensburg; one brother, James (Connie) Hayes of Greencastle; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Maxene was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Georgann Sears and Bea Gross; and one brother, Phillip Hayes.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home.

Maxene’s funeral service will be Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m., also at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Decatur County Animal Shelter, the Humane Society of America, or to Premier Hospice.

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