Evelyn R. Taylor
Evelyn Ruth Taylor, 95, Corydon, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, at Harrison Springs Health Campus.
She was born in Harrison County, Ind., the daughter of Harry J. and Daisy Mildred Hughes Sibert.
She was the registration clerk at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon for many years. She loved gardening, her children and her grandchildren and was dubbed “the pie baking queen.” She was a lifelong member of Fountain United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Robert A. Taylor; son, John David Taylor; brother, Harry Irwin (Bud) Sibert; and great-granddaughter, Julia Rae Dearth.
She is survived by her son, J. Stephen Taylor (Virginia) of Corydon; daughters, Roberta Sue Taylor and Mary Lou Craig-Thomas (Ricky), all of Corydon, Martha Dones (Kennie) of Elizabeth, Ind., and Laura Frederick (Roger) of Laconia, Ind.; brothers, Herbert C. Sibert of Lanesville, Ind., and Howard Sibert of Corydon; and her sister, Laura L. (Dookie) Royse of Corydon; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. The Rev. Ryan Stroud will officiate. Burial will follow in Blue River Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon and again from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday also at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts be made to Fountain United Methodist Church.