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1928 Mrs. 2015

Mrs. Irene Taylor

August 2, 1928 — July 21, 2015

Mrs. Irene F. (Phillips) Taylor of Mason Michigan, formerly of the Vassar and Millington area's passed away late Tuesday afternoon July 21, 2015 while at the Eaton Community Palliative Care Hospice in Charlotte, Michigan. Irene was 86.

Irene was born on August 2, of 1928 in Manton, Michigan and was the daughter of the late Ralph and Nellie (Knoch) Phillips. In 1948 in Indiana Irene married Jackson Taylor Sr. together she and Jackson celebrated 29 years of marriage before his passing in 1977. While living in Millington Irene and Jack Sr. owned and operated "Irene's Market" for 15 years. Irene was known for some of the best produce in the area. After selling the market and after Jacks death Irene moved to Vassar: while in Vassar she became a member of the St. Luke's Lutheran Church, where she was once active with the Altar Society, and the Ladies Sewing Circle. Irene eventually moved to Mason, Michigan and moved in with her sister Ilene. As Irene settled in she became a member of the United Methodist Church of Mason. She and her sister were known around mason as "The Sisters". She and Ilene were known for their quilt making. Together with her sister Ilene they made over 400 quilts of which they sent to the active duty troops serving overseas.

Irene leaves: her children. Janell and husband James Miching, Jackson and wife Sheryl Taylor Jr., Nancy and husband Mike McMasters, and special grandson Tom Taylor and his wife Pam. Irene: leaves also; 12 grand children, 25 great grandchildren, 3-great-great grandchildren, 4-brothers, 2-sisters, several, nieces, nephews, and other extended family. Besides her husband and parents Irene is also preceded in death by a son James Taylor in 2014, a grandson Jimmy Cohoon, three brothers, Willard, Virgil, and Ralph, and two sisters Jeanette, and Tamara.

Irene's family will receive friends at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington on Monday July 27, 2015 beginning at 11:00 am. Funeral services for Irene will be held on Monday also at 1:00 pm. The burial will follow at the Millington Township Cemetery. Pastor Dwayne Bagley will deliver the funeral message, and the committal prayer at the cemetery. Memorial gifts can be directed to McLaren Hospice, or the Eaton Community Palliative Care of Charlotte, Michigan.


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Hanlin Funeral Home

Monday July 27th, 2015

4823 West Main Street
Millington, MI 48746

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