Rose Taylor, 77, entered into rest on October 18, 2010 in Stockton, California. She was born on April 21, 1933 in Lindsey, Oklahoma to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ross and Alpha Lamb. She joins her husband in heaven Leonard Taylor Sr. and her son Bruce Taylor and one sibling Foy G. Lamb.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by her two sons Steve Taylor of Lathrop and Bernie Taylor and his wife Virginia of Manteca. She has 3 surviving sisters Doris Allen of Manteca, Barbara Greenlea of Tulare and Pat Petersen of Clovis as well as brother Michael Miller.
Rose has been a resident of Lathrop and Manteca for the past 60 years. She retired from Tracy Owens Illinois (glass plant) after 20 years of service.
She was a member of The Manteca Moose Lodge where she served as past president of the Women of the Moose, secretary, and treasure as well as chief cook and bottle washer. Every Friday night most would find Rose at the Moose Lodge playing poker and shuffle board with her local Moose members and friends. She enjoyed the outdoors where she loved to camp and fish. Hosting parties was Rose’s forte; she loved to have friends and family over always ending the evening with a great game of poker. Rose’s sisters where more than just her sisters they were her best friends, they commonly took road trips together with no plans in site. They also loved cruising together to places like Mexico and Canada. Rose was also known for being an avid reader; she loved to read just anything that was called “a book.” To remember Rose is to remember her for her strong sense of humor her great smile and her zest for life.
Mrs. Taylor’s services are being handled by P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home of Manteca. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 at 11 a.m. at East Union Cemetery - Manteca followed by a memorial reception held at the Moose Lodge at noon in Manteca. Donations can be sent to the Mooseheart Child City & School, Inc. Mooseheart, IL 60539. On online gust book is available at www.plfryandson.com under obituaries.
Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010