Zona Mae Crawford Taylor was born on May 17, 1930 in Honey Grove, Texas to Thomas and Mary Jane Hoover Crawford and went home to be her Lord and Savior on September 20, 2012 in Denton, Texas at the age of 82.
Zona married Finis Pat Taylor on July 7, 1946 in Durant and they were lifelong resident of Durant and Bryan County. Zona was a homemaker and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She attended Calvary Baptist Church and she enjoyed making jewelry and ceramic painting and she dearly loved her dog, “Snickers”.
Zona was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Mary Jane Crawford; infant daughter; four brothers and one sister.
Zona is survived by her daughters Linda Jennings and husband George of Denton, TX and Kathryn Murray of Bristow, OK; grandchildren Jason Christopher Green and wife Lana, Brian Mathew Green, Jeremy Patrick Murray, John Kyle Murray and wife Shelly, Eli Christian Lewing and Aaron Taylor Murray; great grandchildren Anna and Sarah Green, Eli Ewing, Taylor Lane Murray, Kali Marie and Khloe Dawn Murray and Emily Grace and James Connor Murray and numerous other relatives and many friends.
A celebration of Zona’s life will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the Highland Cemetery Pavilion. Bro. Jack Smith will officiate. Pallbearers will be Jason Green, Brian Green, Jeremy Murray, John Murray, Aaron Murray and Cecil Smith. The family will receive friends at Brown’s Funeral Service on Monday evening from 6-8 PM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.
Services are under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service Durant, Oklahoma.