Freda Mae Taylor

Freda Mae Taylor, age 96, of Joplin, passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at the Westgate Facility at the Communities of Wildwood Ranch in Joplin surrounded by her loving family.

Freda, daughter of the late Joseph and Gabrille (Grigsby) Flynn, was born on May 8, 1926 in Douthitt, OK.  She was a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother who was always there for her family.  She was a lifelong resident of the Joplin area.

Survivors include her son, Lester Taylor, and his wife, Donna, of Carl Junction; her daughter, Jackie Frost, and her husband, Neal, of Snowflake, AZ; one sister, Juanita Dryhood, of Ft. Smith, AR; four grandchildren, Senta Frost Weiss, Kim Taylor, Becky O’Doski, and Sunny Crist; 11 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 2:30 PM at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Joplin.  The family will receive friends for a time of visitation on Thursday, October 6th beginning at 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Parker Mortuary in Joplin.  The family would like to thank Westgate with the Communities of Wildwood Ranch and Three Rivers Hospice for the compassionate care Freda was given.

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