Laura C. Taylor, age 80, of Arkadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. She was born April 8, 1933, in Clark County, the daughter of Denver Colorado and Clara Audie Kirk Stewart. She was a member of the Degray Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, A.V. Taylor; a son, Larry Taylor; a brother, Bruce Stewart; and two sisters, Lavona Davis and Jean Martinez. Survivors include two daughters, Jo Ann (Orville) Buck and Reba (Jerry) Bruce, both of Arkadelphia; two brothers, Jack Stewart of Heber Springs, and Richard Stewart of Indianapolis,Ind.; three sisters, Mildred Jackson and Lola Price, both of Cabot, and Betty Hamilton of England; five grandchildren, Kimberly Gray and Shelly Muniz, both of Arkadelphia, Angila Frost and Laura Bruce, both of Hot Springs, and Larry A. Taylor Jr., of Utah; and six great-grandchildren, Darren Shaw, Jessica Ross, Samantha Buck, Jayla Buck and Krista Gray, all of Arkadelphia, and Taylor Miles of Hot Springs. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3, in the Ruggles- Wilcox Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Young and the Rev. Danny Harmon officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Darren Shaw, Patrick Bilodeau, Jason Frost, Jerry Muniz, Steven Jackson, and Terry Gray; and one honorary pallbearer, Ben Pritchard. Sign the online guestbook at