Taylor, Mattie

Mattie Taylor
Have been held.

Mattie Taylor, 86, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

She was born on Jan. 20, 1918, in Louisiana, to Robert and Callie Lee DeVoter.

She married Dave Taylor in 1972 in Lovington. She helped her husband farm and was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; four brothers, John, Robert, Sonny, and Benny Joe DeVoter; and a sister, Sadie Butler.

Survivors include three sons, Allen “Bud” McPherson and David McPherson (and wife, Brenda), all of Clovis, and Travis McPherson of Lubbock; two sisters, Valorie Fairchild and Alene DeVoter, both of Clovis; four grandchildren, Kevin McPherson of Austin, Texas, Debbie Cloyd of Lubbock, Darren McPherson of Clovis and Brittany Jones of Independence, Kan.; and five great-grandchildren, Damon and Dylan Cloyd, Mara-Grace McPherson, and Cael and Emma Jones.

The Rev. Furgus Tunnell will officiate the services.

Cremation will take place.

Burial will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.