Clara Marie Taylor, 89, of Clinton, IL passed away at 8:12 AM, November 16, 2021 at her family residence, Clinton, IL.


Graveside services will be 11 AM Monday, November 29, 2021 at McClimans Cemetery, Hallsville, IL with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to Clara Marie Taylor Memorial Fund.


Clara was born February 5, 1932 in Midland City, Illinois the daughter of Clyde Walker and Eva (Duff) Leevey. She married William Greene “Dub” Taylor on September 5, 1952 in Clinton, IL..  He passed away July 31, 1982.


Survivors include her children, Carol Ann (Jeff) Kleist, Clinton, IL, and Allen Richard (Amy) Taylor, Weldon, IL; grandchildren, Tyler William (Katie) Taylor, Weldon, IL and Katie Marie Powers, Clinton, IL; great-grandchildren, Oakley William Powers, Addyson Taylor, and Kayten Leigh Smart; and sister Annabelle Marks, Lincoln, IL.


She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Michael William Taylor; great grandson, Eric Jaxson Koshinski; twelve siblings, Charles Leevey, Laura Burton, Mary Helen Harvey, John Leevey, Paul Leevey, James Leevey, Evelyn Moore Roberts, Robert Leevey, Katherine Burton, Barbara Welch, Norma Vinson, and Kenneth Leevey.


Clara loved to garden and can. She was a wonderful homemaker.


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