October 12, 2022
Marilyn I. Taylor, 69, of Benld, Ill., died at Carlinville on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. She was born Jan. 30, 1953, in Jacksonville, to Ervin and Mary (McDowell) Bartz. She married James D. Taylor on Feb. 12, 1987, in Carlinville.
She was a bus driver for Cavallo Bus Lines. She enjoyed spending time with her special dog, Sam.
She is survived by her husband, James Taylor of Benld; daughter, Michelle (Joe) Cain of North Carolina; son, William Waters of Franklin, Ill .; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Faye Bettis of Gadsden, Ala .; and nephew, Mike (Darlene) Bettis. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, John Bettis.
Private family services will be held.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Condolences may be left online at http://www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld is in charge of arrangements.