Sonja K. Taylor

Sonja K. Taylor, 78, of Havana, passed away at Sunset Nursing Home in Canton at 3:12 p.m., on Thursday, March 14, 2019. She was born January 17, 1941, in Lynchburg TWP, Mason County, Illinois to Albert and Martha (White) Ainsworth. She married Franklin Dwight Taylor on February 23, 1966. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2012. Mrs. Taylor is survived by two children: Rod (Shelly) Taylor of Chandlerville and Mindy Leroy of Hamilton; two grandchildren: Rachelle Leroy and Trent Taylor; great-granddaughter, Aurora Taylor and two sisters: Sondra Angst and Marshan Ainsworth, both of Havana. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Townley and Jerry Ainsworth and one son, Bobby Joe Taylor. Mrs. Taylor retired from Mason District Hospital in Havana after 30 years, working as a Nurses Aide as well as in the Housekeeping and Dietary departments. Graveside services will be held at Fairview Cemetery, near Bath, Illinois, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Fairview Cemetery. Online memorial messages may be left for the family at www.hurleyfh.com. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.

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