On Jan. 31, 2020, Kenneth Wayne Taylor of Liberty, Oklahoma left this life here on earth to begin his eternity with the Lord. Kenneth was born Oct. 1, 1947 in Liberty as the youngest of 18 children and spent his entire life in this area of Southeastern Oklahoma he loved so much.


Kenneth is survived by his wife, Bonnie Taylor, of Liberty; daughters Terri Taylor of Liberty; Jill McDaris and husband, Michael McDaris, of Denison, Texas; grandchildren Taylor Shipp and husband, Justin Shipp, of Kemp, Oklahoma; Cassidy and Paul McDaris of Denison; Colt Terrell of Liberty; Jenna and Teryn Gowen of Colbert, Oklahoma; nephew Shawn Hair of Liberty; sisters Marilyn Mitchell and husband, Jim Mitchell, of Denison; Lawanda Duckworth and husband, Bill Duckworth, of Cartwright, Oklahoma; Frances Rice of Odessa, Texas; brothers William Taylor of Denison; and Donald Ray Taylor of Kerrville, Texas; great-grandchildren Landry and Kenna Shipp of Kemp; Emma and Raylan Taylor of Denison; and Taylyn Brott of Tushka, Oklahoma. Kenneth is preceded in death by his daughter, Toni Terrell; grandson Jarid Taylor; dad W.N. Taylor; mother Mandy Renfro; stepfather Mick Renfro; as well as six sisters and four brothers. A church service was held Feb. 3, 2020 at Kemp Baptist Church in Kemp, with Brother Roger Speers officiating. Burial followed at Kemp Cemetery with a meal in the Fellowship Hall. Pallbearers were Teman Bowles, Shawn Hair, Jim Griswold, Colt Terrell, Michael McDaris, Paul McDaris, Justin Shipp and Terry Terrell. Honorary Pallbearers were Dennis Crawford, Donald Davidson and Jim Mulder. Services were under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma; holmescoffeymurray.com