Mattie Faye Owen Taylor, 86, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at her residence in Aberdeen. She was born July 11, 1925, to Jack Owen and Savannah Fikes Owen in Hamilton, Ala. She lived in Aberdeen for the past 44 years, and worked as a grocery clerk for Big Star and Wilson's Grocery. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Aberdeen.
A graveside service was held July 27 at Barnsville Cemetery near Hamilton, Ala., with Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors included two daughters, Gaytha Clay and husband, Sonny, and Lisa Mobley and husband, Donnie, all of Aberdeen; two sons, Ronnie Taylor and wife, Mary Alice, of Fayette, Ala., and Kelley Taylor of Midland, Texas; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.