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Opal Taylor succumbs at 67

Opal Taylor, 67, formerly of Jenkins, died March 30 at her home in Ashland.

Born at Payne Gap, she was a daughter of the late Archer and Bertha Mae Justice Perry. She was a sister of the late Lois Tackett, Ruth Slone, Betty Vanover, Roy Perry and Orville Perry.

Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Legat, of Dallas, Tex.; a son, Claude Shannon Whitaker, of Cumberland; two sisters, Wanda Settles, of Camden, Ohio, and Patty Winters, of Colorado; three grandchildren, Christopher Whitaker, Bethany Whitaker and Mackenzie Whitaker; and a niece, Cindy Vanover, of Williamson, W.Va.

Funeral services were held April 5 at the Haymond Freewill Baptist Church. Burial was in the Justice- Elkins Cemetery, Clintwood, Va.

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