Sky Scene 06

Carolyn "Renee" (Rutherford) Taylor

October 25, 1968 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 53)

Obituary

Carolyn "Renee" Taylor, 53, of Poplar Bluff, MO passed away on March 10, 2022, at her home in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

Renee was born on October 25, 1968, to Calvin Rutherford and Shirley Reeves. She married Tommy Taylor in which they shared over 25 years of marriage, in which they shared three beautiful children.

Renee was a retired LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in which she served our local veterans at John J. Pershing Medical Center.  Renee earned her master’s degree from St. Louis University in which she devoted her life for caring for our Veterans.  Renee loved her family with all her heart, she enjoyed watching her children grow.  She was their biggest fan at all the girls’ gymnastic and cheerleading competitions, Sarah- Beth’s softball tournaments, as well as watching Ryan’s wrestling matches, football and basesball games as well as watching him ride in his bull riding events. Renee was a devote Baptist Christian who loved the Lord, as she taught the kids Awana Class for several years.      

Renee is survived by her spouse Tommy Taylor of the home; two daughters, Rachael, and SarahBeth Taylor of Poplar Bluff; one sister Wendy her husband Lee Ray Pickrell of Ellsinore; mother

Shirley Reeves of Poplar Bluff; Father Calvin Rutherford of Truman, Arkansas; Father and Mother-In-Law Bud and Evelyn Taylor of Poplar Bluff; Sister-in-LawTheresa Woods, her husband Terry Woods of Poplar Bluff; two nieces Callee Pickrell of Naylor, Haleigh Taylor of Poplar Bluff; three nephews Brice and Zack Taylor of Poplar Bluff, and Cody (Markie) Pickrell of Doniphan; also, her special canine companion and “other son”, Cooper.  

Renee was preceded by her son Ryan Taylor, stepmother Joan Rutherford, father-in-law Tom Taylor Sr. 

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 17, 2022, from 12 PM until the time of service at Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral and Cremation Services. Funeral service to follow beginning at 1 PM with Jim Osborn officiating. Burial will follow in the Poplar Bluff City Cemetery. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Carolyn, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 17, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral and Cremation Services
1100 Iron Bridge Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral and Cremation Services
1100 Iron Bridge Road
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

© 2022 Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility