Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Evelyn A. Jones Taylor

Born: 6/1/1939

Died: 5/19/2005

Maiden Name: Jones

Honorific: n/a

Evelyn A. Jones Taylor, 65, of Moyers, Oklahoma, passed away May 19, 2005. She was born June 1, 1939, in Divide, Oklahoma, to the late Jackson Jones and Sally Wilkins Jones. Evelyn lived in Talihina, Oklahoma, until 1989 when she moved to the Moyers area.

Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who, in her spare time, enjoyed going to singing conventions, watching kids playing ball, traveling with Choctaw Nation senior citizens groups, and spending time with her family and friends. She was also a member of the Greenhill Baptist Church in Talihina.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Waylon Nelson.

Survivors include her husband, Buddy Taylor, of the home; Peggy Nichols and husband, Ronald, of Moyers; sisters, Louella Waitman of Durant, Oklahoma, and Elizabeth Siwer of San Diego, California; brothers, Eugene Jones and wife, Margie, of Talihina and Travis Baker of Durant; grandchildren, Teela Nichols, Tamara Nichols and R.J. Nichols, all of Antlers, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren, Lailah Walton of Antlers, Carmen Broomfield of Antlers, and Dante Nichols of Moyers; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.