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Obituary: Valerie Taylor, Franklin

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Valerie Anne Hawkins Logan Taylor, age 92, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 in Franklin.  She was a resident of Franklin.

She was born October 18, 1921, in Bennett’s Switch, Miami County, Indiana to William and Donna (Daniels) Hawkins.  She was married to Ernest D. Logan in 1940.  He preceded her in passing in 1978.  She later married Roscoe Taylor in 1970.  He preceded her in passing in 1999.

Valerie is survived by five children, Dean Kent (Ginny) Logan; Jerry Wayne (Tonda) Logan; Joyce (Gary) Gonzenbach; Bonnie (Jim Reed) Estell and Nancy E (John) Brown; three stepsons, John Taylor, Bob Taylor and Calvin Taylor; nineteen grandchildren and several great grandchildren; one sister, Donna Riley of Florida.

She was preceded in passing by her parents; two brothers, John Hawkins and Walter Hawkins.

She was a graduate of Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis.

Valerie was employed by Hoosier Tarpaulin, retiring in 1971. She was a member of First Presbyterian of Franklin; Franklin Chapter, Order of Eastern Star No. 439 and the Franklin Active Adult Center.

Valerie enjoyed sewing and quilting and playing euchre and bridge.

Mary Alice Mulligan will conduct a celebration of life service Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 at 11a.m. at Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home, 2898 North Morton Street, (U.S. 31 North) in Franklin.  Friends may call Tuesday, March 18th from 10 a.m. to time of service at the funeral home.    Burial will be at a later date at Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana Masonic Home Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 44210, 525 North Illinois Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46244-0210.

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