Joan Taylor, 77, of Waxahachie, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, at Pleasant Manor Health and Rehab. She was born Sept. 21, 1931, in Shelbyville, Ill. to James and Opal (Murray) Yakey. Joan was a member of the Waxahachie Senior Center.

Survivors include two daughters, Kia Ingram of Waxahachie and Tina Taylor of Brenham, Texas; one son-in-law, Richard Ingram of Waxahachie; one sister, Helen Connor of Haines City, Fla.; three grandchildren, Sky Ingram of Woodinville, Wash., Amber Ingram of Raleigh, N.C., and Everly Ingram of Waxahachie; three great-grandchildren, Caiden and Phoenix O’Daniel of Waxahachie and James Ingram of Woodinville, Wash.; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home. There are no services scheduled at this time.

In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Volunteer Services Council for Brenham State School, 4001 Highway 36 South, Brenham, TX 77833.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.