BEAVER DAM — Opal LaDene Taylor, 70, of Beaver Dam, went to her heavenly home Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at her residence. She was born Nov. 30, 1949, in Rosine, to the late Boyce Taylor and Evelyn Malburg Taylor. Opal retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation, was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church
Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jim Taylor, and nephew, Jamie Taylor.
She leaves behind to treasure many memories, three sisters, Valeta Gart, of Corinth, Texas, Norine (Jim) Cottrill, of Louisville, and Isabell Rich, of Olney, Ill.; sister-in-law, Carole Taylor, of Beaver Dam; nieces and nephews, Leora (Steve) Roepke, James B. (Emily) Cottrill, Christopher Cottrill, Boyce Rich, Lori (Roger) Daugherty and Chris Taylor Knight; great-nieces and -nephews, Andrea Roepke and daughter Hadley, Taylor (Emmalee) Roepke and daughter Georgia, Hannah Oldham, Mackenzie Oldham, JJ Cottrill, Evelyn Cottrill, Heather (Adam) Ballard, Katie (Dale) Peak and Josh (Courtney) Blandford; and caregiver, Cathy Arnold.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with Brother Ricky Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Rosine Cemetery in Rosine. Friends may visit with Opal’s family from 12 p.m. until the time of the service Sunday at the funeral home.
Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Opal LaDene Taylor by visiting her memorial tribute at www.danksfuneralhome.com.