Mary E. Taylor


    Mary E. Taylor of St. James, Missouri, formerly of Cuba and St. Clair, Missouri was born Friday, May 31, 1935 at St. Clair, Missouri to Frank V. and Helen R. (neee Baldridge) Frossard and passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the age of 84 years.


    Mary married Kenneth R. “Bus” Taylor on September 12, 1953 and they were happily married for 64 years when Bus passed away in March of 2017.
    Mary retired in the mid 1980’s from the Midway Motor Lodge where she worked in the housekeeping department for many years. She was a member of Trinity Chapel in Cuba, Missouri for many years before moving to St. Clair, Missouri and then she attended Canaan Land Ministries.
    Mary treasured the time she spent with her nieces and nephews going on trips to Disney, Six Flags and the river. Mary was an avid gardener and her flower gardens were always the most beautiful in town. She was an excellent cooker, immaculate housekeeper and Mary and Bus spent many hours going to auctions buying things which lead to them having many yard sales.
    Mary’s God given talent was quilting. Her quilts were made with love and will keep her family warm for generations to come.
    Mary spent 20 years taking care of and spoiling Kayla, Alex and Jenna. They were truly her granddaughters.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Helen Frossard; husband, Bus Taylor; one sister, Virginia Ruesing; and one brother, Joe Frossard.
    She is survived by her grandchildren, Kayla and husband Richard Korte of Cuba, Missouri, Alex and husband Neal Grogan of West Lafayette, Indiana and Jenna Medwick of St. Louis, Missouri; six great grandchildren, Sophia, Violet Mae, Blaine, June, Zaverie and William; three brothers, James and wife Linda Frossard of Lee High Acres, Florida, Dan and wife Bernice Frossard of Washington, Missour and Kenneth and wife Debbie Frossard of Washington, Missouri; two sisters, Clara Zinselmeier of Afton, Missouri and Edna and husband Richard Girardier of St. Clair, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Private services and burial were held under the direction of Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba, Missouri.