Linda Taylor Memorial

January 27, 1956 – September 29, 2019

In memory of Linda Taylor, Flame Sunday School class has sponsored 793 messages to send to Swayzee, Indiana 46986.
Linda Taylor, 63, Russiaville, passed away at 4:39 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. She was born Jan. 27, 1956, in Kokomo, the daughter of James R. and Geraldine (King) Canady. On Dec. 28, 1974, at Russiaville Friends Church, she married Richard “Dick” Taylor, who survives.

Linda was a 1974 graduate of Northwestern High School. She owned and managed Bowden Flowers with her husband, Dick. Linda provided childcare for several years. She was an active member of the First Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday school. She was a key member of the Kokomo Business Network (KBN). Linda was devoted to reading her Bible, enjoyed traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren. She loved Christmas and never missed a Hallmark Christmas movie.
Along with her husband, Dick, Linda is survived by her children, Rich Taylor, Chris (Kristen) Taylor, and Blake (Jessica) Taylor; grandchildren, Cooper, Natalie, and Elise; mother, Geraldine Canady; brothers, James Canady (Candace), Jerry (Rhonda) Canady, Gary (Linda) Canady, Jeff (Jennifer) Canady, and Pat (Judy) Canady; father- and mother-in-law, Lewis (Mary Frances) Taylor; brother-in-law, Bill (Pam) Taylor; sister-in-law, Karen (Don) Sword; exchange student who was like a daughter to Linda, Margarita Santacruz, along with several nieces and nephews.
Linda was preceded in death by her father, James R. Canady.