Name: Thelma TAYLOR
Given Name: Thelma
Birth: 2 Aug 1914 in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee 1
Death: 15 Feb 2007 in Findlay, Hancock County , Ohio 2
Burial: Hillside Memorial Park
Census: 1930 Akron, Summit, Ohio 3
Note: !BIRTH-MARRIAGE: Family Group Sheets from Jeanette Vielhaber, Findlay OH to Pat Geary, Harrisonburg VA; ;Sheets dated Sept 1999; ; originals in poss of Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.
Change Date: 14 Nov 2011 at 00:00:00|
Father: Hugh Francis TAYLOR b: 29 Dec 1892 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
Mother: Mittie Edna Ozell WHITE b: 9 Nov 1896 in Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee
Rudie Basil KEITH b: 7 Aug 1910 in , , West Virginia
- Title: 1920 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
Publication: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001-.
Page: Roll: T625_1752 Page: 9A ED: 73 Image: 0641
Note: Name: Thelma Taylor Age: 4 5/12 years Daughter Estimated birth year: 1915 Birthplace: Tennessee Race: White Home in 1920: District 7, Lincoln, Tennessee
- Title: "Obituaries: The Courier Online"
Author: The Findlay Publishing Company
Publication: Internet Web Site
Page: From the Findlay Courier, 2/16/2007:
Note: Thelma Taylor Keith, 91, passed away February 15, 2007 at The Heritage in Findlay, Ohio.
She was born on August 2, 1915 in Fayetteville, TN., to the late Edna White and Hugh F. Taylor. The family
moved to Akron, Ohio when she was nine years old. She graduated from Akron East High School in 1935 and
was married to Rudie B. Keith on June 15, 1935. He died in 1986, a year after they celebrated their 50th
wedding anniversary. Thelma retired from Goodrich Tire & Rubber Company with over 30 years service. She
was a member of the Goodyear Heights Methodist Church for over 50 years, where she enjoyed the Quilters
Group and the Retirees Organization. With her attention to detail, she created beautiful quilts and pillows. Her
love for flowers was always displayed with the flowers she and Rudie planted each year.
Thelma moved with her mother to Findlay in 1991 to be near her sister and her husband. She lived at The
Heritage Estates for several years, moving to Sunrise Assisted Living in 2004. After a serious fall, she needed
nursing care and returned to The Heritage Nursing Home late in 2006.
Preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Starling of Oceanside, CA; and brother, Gordon Taylor of Cuyahoga
Falls; she is survived by sister, Jeanette Vielhaber of Findlay; numerous nieces and nephews; and her most loyal
friends, Marianna Smith Vielhaber of Findlay, Anne and Victoria Mansell of Akron.
Funeral service Saturday 2:00 p.m. at the Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home, 547 Canton Road, Akron. Friends
may call at the funeral home one hour prior to service time Saturday. Private burial in Hillside Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Goodyear Heights Methodist Church, 1690 Hillside Terrace, Akron, Ohio44305.
- Title: 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line].
Author: Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2001
Publication: Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.
Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T626_1878; Page: 47A; Enumeration District: 105; Image: 0376. Name: Thelma Taylor Age: 14 years Estimated birth year: 1915 Relation to Head-of-house: Daughter Home in 1930: Akron, Summit, Ohio