Marva Lee Taylor

Marva Lee 
Taylor
Marva Lee McCubbin Gregory Taylor, age 90, of Warsaw, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Cole Camp, Missouri. She was born in Benton County, Missouri, on September 28, 1930, the daughter of Clyde and Kate Beyer McCubbin.
She grew up on a farm in the Palo Pinto area and attended Warsaw High School.  She was united in marriage to Dale Stanley Gregory and they spent most of their married life in the Sedalia area.  Her husband, Dale, preceded her in death in 1979.
Marva Lee had worked as a medical assistant for several physicians in the Sedalia area, retiring in the early 1990’s from Dr. Allison Fischer’s office.
In the early 1980’s, she married Charles “Bud” Taylor and they made their retirement home on the family farm north of Warsaw.  Bud preceded her in death in 2007.
As a teenager, Marva Lee was saved and professed her faith at Spring Grove Baptist Church.  She would always comment that she was baptized in the winter, in a wool skirt, in Tebo Creek.  Marva Lee was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warsaw, where she volunteered at the clothes closet.   She was also a member of the Warsaw Shrine Club Ladies Auxiliary.
She enjoyed flowers, working crossword puzzles, playing cards and visiting with her friends, eating chocolate, and hunting.  She shot her last deer at age 80. 
She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Gregory and one brother, Ralph McCubbin.
Surviving is a daughter-in-law, Lois Gregory of Warsaw, a granddaughter, Carol and Kevin Carper of Springfield, a grandson, Robert and Amy Gregory of Warsaw and two great-grandsons, David and Jase Gregory.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Warsaw, with visitation beginning at 9:30 A.M.  Interment of her cremains will be in Sunnyside Cemetery near Warsaw, at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the Benton County Hospice or the First Baptist Church of Warsaw, care of the Reser Funeral Home, PO Box 910, Warsaw, MO 65355.

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