Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Eleanor L. Taylor

Eleanor L. Taylor, age 86, of Shelby, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at her home.

Eleanor was born February 11, 1932 in Moxahala, Ohio, the daughter of the late Robert and Lillian (Stallings) Musick. Eleanor was an excellent homemaker who enjoyed cooking, baking, and flower gardening, and was always active and on the go.

Eleanor loved her family and was devoted to caring for her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Surviving her are 3 children: Gloria (Roger) Hunter of Shelby, Marlene Adkins of Ontario, and Richard “Rat” (Conni) Taylor of Shelby; 8 grandchildren: Jeremy (Jancie) Cains, Schuyler (Tessa) Clutter, Tyson Clutter, Gibson Clutter (Tiffany Detillion), Matt (Mandi) Taylor, Laura (Chad) Heimlich, Dawn (Mike) Perry, and Jason Age; 13 great grandchildren; 4 siblings: Wayman (Francis) Musick of Ontario, Kenneth (Donna) Musick of Mansfield, Joan (Alton) Bucher of Lucas, and Danny (Carolyn) Musick of Logan; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Eleanor was preceded in death by her husband, Gene E. Taylor, in 1996; a grandson: Derek Clutter; a great granddaughter: Kairi Clutter; and siblings: Tom Musick, Bob Musick, Maxine Alexander, Donna Mae Taylor, and Bill Musick.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 4-7 pm at the PENWELL TURNER FUNERAL HOME, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10 am. Rev. Steven L. Schag will officiate and burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and left in care of the funeral home.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Joe and Janet says:

    We will miss you. The best neighbor. Love you.

  2. Linda Wetz LaGoy says:

    So sorry for your loss, Gloria. Hold the memories close.

  3. Wendy Craft says:

    Gloria, Rat, Marlene and Laura…so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you!

    Wendy and Terry Craft

  4. Alice Wheeler Mescher says:

    My Deepest Sympathies and prayers for all family members.
    Alice Wheeler Mescher

  5. Barry Claytor says:

    So sorry for your loss. May your Mom Rest In Peace and God Bless the Family…

  6. Joann Hipsher says:

    Thinking of you and your family, Marlene. May your many beautiful memories help to sustain during the days to come.
    Joann and Hippy

  7. Jim says:

    Rat and Family,

    I’m so very sorry for you all at this time of your loss. Your Mom was a very, very special Lady. I always felt of her as an earth angel. She never had a bad thing to say of anyone. I will always remember her and her cooking. My sincere condolences to you all. Jim

  8. Fred Studer says:

    To Gloria, Richard and rest of Taylor Family, So sorry for your loss. May God Bless and Keep You and Yours Always! Fred…….

  9. Cheryl Heydinger Pfeifer says:

    So sorry for your loss… She is resting in peace now…

  10. Sally Messenger says:

    Marlene and family, I’m so saddened to hear about your Mom. Hold dear your precious memories and funny stories. May God hold you very tight in these coming days ahead. Thinking of you.

  11. Kevin Hemmerly says:

    My deepest sympathies to the Taylor family on the passing of their beloved Mother. May you find comfort in knowing she is resting peacefully in The Kingdom of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

  12. Pat Keen says:

    I got to know “Ellie” at Elmcroft doing
    activities. She was a beautiful lady. I enjoyed visiting with her. Cherish your good times and memories.

  13. Dave Clutter says:

    Sorry about your loss. Your mother was so sweet. Wishing you peace in this difficult time.

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