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 Leila Millen <I>Hancock</I> Taylor

Leila Millen Hancock Taylor

Birth
Lamb County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Dec 2000 (aged 90)
Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
Burial Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA
Plot 03-79
Memorial ID 111817580 · View Source
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Leila was the daughter of George O Hancock and Effie Millen. She married Thomas Taylor on 29 March 1930 in Chariton, Lucas, Iowa.


Contributed by Rich - Leila Millen Taylor, the daughter of George and Effie (Millen) Hancock, was born Feb. 12, 1910 in Plainview, Tx. At the age of three she moved with her family to Chariton, where she was raised and educated. After taking normal training courses in high school, she taught in the rural school in Lucas County.

In March 1930 she was united in marriage with Thomas F. Taylor in Chariton. In 1948 the couple moved to Humboldt County. She helped her husband farm from 1930 until 1947, and then she and Thomas ran a restaurant in Rutland for 15 years before moving to Livermore in 1976. They were the parents of Norman, Norma, Harvey, Freida, Frank, and Barb.

Leila moved to Storm Lake in October 1996, where she lived with her son Norman until entering Methodist Manor in May 1999. She taught Sunday school for many years and held many other church offices. Leila was a member of the United Methodist Church and Friends and Neighbors of Livermore. She enjoyed crocheting, reading and sewing.

Leila is survived by her children: Norman and Susan Taylor of Storm Lake, Norma and Wally Hauck of Livermore, Harvey G. and Jean Taylor of Fernandino Beach, Fl., Freida and Albert Sherrill of South Sioux, Ne., Frank and Jane Taylor of Brandon, S.D., Barb and Gary Kannenberg of Warland, Wy.; 19 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; eight step great grandchildren; eight great-great grandchildren; one sister, Esther Peterson of Escondido, Ca.; and one brother, Noel Hancock of Longmont, Co.

Her parents preceded her in death, as did her husband Thomas F. Taylor in December of 1978, one grandson, Keith Taylor, and one sister, Adda Mae Stelter.


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  • Created by: Geo Clinton
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817580
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leila Millen Hancock Taylor (12 Feb 1910–25 Dec 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817580, citing Union Cemetery, Livermore, Humboldt County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Geo Clinton (contributor 46936067) .