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Taylor Lee Cearley
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1994
Missoula County
Montana, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 2009
East Missoula
Missoula County
Montana, USA

This young lady and another teen were struck and killed by a drunk driver as they walked beside a road. Two others were also injured.

Obituary from The Montana Standard 12/29/2009:

Taylor Lee Cearley, 15, of Missoula, died as a result of a tragic accident on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009.

Taylor was born July 14, 1994, in Missoula, to Shawn Erb Cearley and Jim Cearley, joining her big brother, Brannon.

She attended Bonner Elementary, Washington Middle School, and was a freshman at Missoula Hellgate High School. Taylor loved being a part of Hellgate with her cherished friends, Ashlee, Teal, and Hailey. She was an honor roll student throughout her academic career. Taylor enjoyed basketball, choir, volleyball, water sports, and the outdoors.

Along with her parents and brother, Brannon, a senior at Loyola Sacred Heart, she is survived by little brother, Colin and stepmother, Nancy Labbe; grandparents, Gary and Alice Erb of Polson, Jim and Lois Cearley of Seeley Lake, and Dick Labbe of Deer Lodge; great-grandmother, Marie Gilbert of Deer Lodge; aunts and uncles, Karie Erb of Colorado, Kim Erb of Colorado, Montana "Kip" and Cindy Erb of Florida, Rob and Deb Franck of Missoula, Ed and Joni Pauly of Oregon, Joe and Lindi Ryan of Deer Lodge, Rob and Eileen Asbury of Virginia, and Joe and Patti Bignell of Hall; and many cousins, extended family, and friends.

Taylor was a very giving and had a wonderful heart. Her contagious laughter and fun-loving spirit will be deeply missed.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Bonner Public School Gymnasium.

The family suggests memorials be sent to Bonner Elementary School in Taylor's name.

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Created by: A Marine's Daughter
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
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Taylor Lee Cearley
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