Bobby Mae Taliaferro was born June 18, 1927 to Florence and Roy Williams in Courtney Flats, Okla. She passed from this life on Dec. 3, 2017 at the age of 90. 

Bobby graduated from Zaneis High School as class valedictorian. On Nov. 2, 1948 she married Edwin Taliaferro in Henryetta, Okla. She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Lone Grove where she was the oldest member upon her passing. Bobby was an amazing mom, grandma, and great-grandma who made the best chocolate chip cookies and pies around. She loved visiting her son, John at his store and going to the Lone Grove Senior Citizen Center three days a week.

Bobby was preceded in death by her parents, Florence Mae and Roy Napoleon Williams; husband, Edwin Taliaferro; brother, Darrel Williams; sisters, Mary Moore and Peggy Cantwell; daughter-in-law, Betty Taliaferro; and grandson Kolby Knipp.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Wood and her husband Calvin, of Cyril, Okla.; Carol Roberts and Jimmy Jones of Norman; and Deborah Martin and her husband Fred, of Moore; son, John Taliaferro of Lone Grove; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 at the First Baptist Church of Lone Grove with Brother Morgan Ashworth officiating. Interment will follow at Taliaferro Rest Cemetery in Lone Grove. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday evening at Craddock Funeral Home.

Calvin Wood, Brian Roberts, Lewis Taliaferro, Jake Roberts, Nate Roberts, Wyatt Taliaferro, and Nolan Taliaferro will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Jimmy Taliaferro, Steve Taliaferro, Errol Taliaferro, Charlie Taliaferro, Paul Willingham and Monty Willingham.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice 207 C St. NW, Ardmore, OK 73401.

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