Lillian Grace Taylor

08/13/1930 - 01/03/2019
Service Date: 01/12/2019
Service Time: 3:00 PM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Solomon Ward, 977 East Broadway Road, Mesa, Arizona 85204
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona 85201

Lillian Grace McLellan Taylor of Mesa, AZ passed away on January 3, 2019. She was born in Mesa, AZ on August 13, 1930. She was the fourth of five children; she had four brothers. She was raised in Lehi, AZ and attended Mesa High School, where she graduated in 1949. Lillian married Robert W. Taylor (Bob) in the Mesa Arizona Temple on January 13, 1949. They moved into their home in Mesa, AZ in November of 1950 and lived there the rest of their lives.

Lillian was a wonderful example of service throughout her life. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting, and crocheting. She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in Primary, Relief Society, and mutual. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed!

Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Taylor; her parents, Harvey L. McLellan and Nellie A. Miles; her brothers, Lester, Ike, Lloyd, and Clyde McLellan; and son-in-law, John F. Jayne. She is survived by her children, Linda (Tim) Green, Rob Taylor, Vicki Jayne, and Tammy (Kyle) Kleinman; 11 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Solomon Ward building, 977 E Broadway Rd, Mesa, AZ 85204. The interment will be at the City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N Center St, Mesa, AZ 85201, on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:30am. The funeral service will then follow at 3:00pm at the Solomon Ward building.

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  • My mother in law passed away. She will be missed greatly by her family. She was loved so much and such a great example to her children , and everyone else she associated with.

  • Darrin and Lesley Squire

    We are so sorry that we can’t be there this weekend. We love Aunt Lillian so much! Our hearts go out to you and we will be there in spirit.

  • Margie Tippetts

    So sorry, her family was everything to her. She will be missed so much. But Bob will be happy to have her with him. We plan to drive there leaving tomorrow.

  • Lauri and Doug LeSueur

    We have some sweet memories of our lovely Aunt Lillian. We are so sorry that we cannot be at her services this weekend. Our son is having his mission farewell in Utah and we know she will understand and be happy for us.
    Our thoughts are with all of her family. You are all great examples of your parents lives.

  • It was a privilege knowing you Lillian. May God Bless you. R.I.P.

  • Never had the pleasure to meet her in the “flesh”,but attend Church With her daughter & soon in law,,and through “thair” spirits, I know why she was loved by all,,Amen !!

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