Marjorie Oreita “Rita” <I>Taylor</I> Hale

Marjorie Oreita “Rita” Taylor Hale

Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Mar 2015 (aged 89)
Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Keavy, Laurel County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 144343217 · View Source
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Marjorie Oreita Taylor, daughter of Jesse Vale Taylor and Martha Alice Lee Taylor

Married Warren Charles Hale, son of William A Hale and Dora Mae Karr Hale, on February 7, 1942


Linda Lee Hale m 1) Charles E Sears m 2) Dennis W Patterson, Sr
Sharon Lynn Hale
Lori Renee Hale m Steven Curtis Street


Robin Renee Sears m 1)Terry Wayne Jackson m 2)Jason Stacy
Charles Montgomery Sears m Gina Kay Farris

Ryan Tyler Sears

Casey Brooke Street
Zoe Beth Street

Great Grandchildren:

Mitchell Montgomery Jackson
Chaz Taylor Jackson
Lynlee Brae Jackson
Cai Torin Jackson

Zachary Montgomery Sears

Great Great Grandchildren:

Mia Tai Jackson


Leona Taylor
Robert Taylor
Eva Castalena Taylor
Edna Marsella Taylor
Priscilla Azalee Taylor
Janice Zorada Taylor

Marjorie Oreita “Rita” Hale, 89, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Corbin, Whitley Co., KY.

She was born September 19, 1925 to Jesse Vale Taylor and Martha Alice Lee Taylor. She was the third in line of six daughters.

In February 1942, she married Warren Charles Hale who was serving in the military. Mostly throughout her life, Rita was a wife and a homemaker. She was the glue that kept the Hale household in tact. She was all about creating special Christmas holidays, birthdays, and honoring everyone’s accomplishments. She had a great sense of humor and lots of times laughed hard at herself. The babies in her family always captured her heart, and she had a big role in the raising of three grandchildren in addition to her own children.

Surviving are her daughters: Linda Lee Hale Sears Patterson and her husband, Dennis Patterson; Sharon Lynn Hale and Lori Renee Hale Street and her husband, Steven Curtis Street; her grandchildren: Robin Renee Sears Jackson Stacy, Charles Montgomery “Monty” Sears, and Ryan Tyler Sears; Casey Brooke Street, and Zoe Beth Street; her great grandchildren: Mitchell Montgomery Jackson, Chaz Taylor Jackson, Lynlee Brae Jackson, and Cai Torin Jackson; and Zachary Montgomery Sears; her great-great granddaughter: Mia Tai Jackson; and her sister: Priscilla Azalee "Tilla" Taylor Weaver.

Rita was a seamstress, costume maker, and cook extraordinaire, as well as a general supporter of all three. She was also the “Welcome Wagon Lady” in Corbin for several years, a role she enjoyed very much.

For many years, Rita taught in second grade Sunday school at Central Baptist Church. She also assisted Warren in his work with the children in Bible drill training. She, along with Warren, made many friends within the church and enjoyed happy times with groups like the “Golden Fifties.”

For the last 12 or 13 years of Warren’s life, she provided care for him, and she was very focused on his needs until his passing in November 2014. As a couple, they shared a happy life, celebrating 72 years of marriage in February 2014, supporting and loving each other always. Rita will be missed for who she was and all she meant to each one.

Visitation: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Hart Funeral Home, Corbin, Knox Co., KY

Funeral: 1:30 pm, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Rob Hale officiating.

Interment: Locust Grove Cemetery, Keavy, Laurel Co., KY

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  • Created by: Ciaran
  • Added: 29 Mar 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 144343217
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marjorie Oreita “Rita” Taylor Hale (19 Sep 1925–28 Mar 2015), Find a Grave Memorial no. 144343217, citing Locust Grove Cemetery, Keavy, Laurel County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ciaran (contributor 47830300) .