Katherine Elizabeth “Kathy” Taylor, 63, of Texarkana, Texas, died Sunday, June 17, 2012, at her home.

Mrs. Taylor was born Oct. 15, 1948, in Washington, D.C. She was was a retired teacher for Liberty-Eylau School District, country and western dance instructor and member of Boots and Saddle Club, Stepping Out Gang and Highland Park Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff Taylor; one daughter and son-in-law, Ashley Taylor Cooper and Jason Cooper of Texarkana; one sister and brother-in-law, Kari and David Hulburt of Texarkana; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Douglas and Belinda Reiter of Cove, Ark., and Marc and Nancy Reiter of Hooks, Texas; and a number of other relatives.

Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Highland Park Baptist Church with the Rev. Kevin Myers officiating.

Visitation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Runnin’ WJ Ranch, 4802 S. Kings Highway, Texarkana, TX 75501; or Kylee’s Paws for a Cause, 8 Lynda Ave., Texarkana, TX 75503.

The family will be at 4003 Airline Drive, Texarkana, Texas.

Online registration is at

chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.



Published: 06/18/2012