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Delia Janet Taylor was born February 10, 1935 in Little Cedar to Houston and Martha (Cole) Billy. She passed from this life on February 29, 2012 in Durant at the age of 77. Delia married Williston L. Taylor on March 24, 1957 in Antlers and they remained married until his passing in 2005. Delia was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed playing Bingo, going to the casino, fishing, gardening, & playing dominoes. Mostly, she loved spending time with her family and friends. Delia was preceded in death by her husband: Williston L. Taylor; parents: Houston & Martha Billy; brothers: Clarence Billy & James Ben; and a sister: Benita John. She is survived by her children: Jay Taylor & wife Robin and Regina Tedder & companion Randy Archey all of Antlers; grandchildren: Robert Taylor, Timothy Taylor, Taylor Tedder, Jayden Tedder, & Jacob Tedder; brothers: Harrison Billy of St. Louis, MO, and Jimmy Jones & wife Paula of Tulsa; sisters: Sue Barnett & husband Clifford of Seminole, and Jean Middleton & husband David of Seagoville, TX; as well as many other relatives and friends. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012 at Antlers First Baptist Church with Reverend Jimmy Jones officiating. Music was by Clifford Barnett and The Choctaw Singers. Pallbearers included: Chris Jones, Robert Linn, Vince Barnett, Clint Brandy, Patrick Brown, & Eddie Tedder. Honorary Pallbearers included: April Loften, Jeff Madbull, Tony Frazier, & George Norman. Interment followed at Antlers City Cemetery in Antlers. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.millscoffey.com.
Funeral services conducted by Mills-Coffey Funeral Home of Antlers