Vadie (McCarly) Taylor 1939-2020
Vadie (McCarly) Taylor 1939-2020

Graveside service for Vadie (McCarly) Taylor, 81, of Sterling will be at 2 pm, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Mountain View Cemetery southeast of Fletcher, under the direction of Fletcher Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, and Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, at Fletcher Funeral Home. The family greeted friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Taylor passed away Nov. 13, 2020, in Duncan. Vadie May (McCarly) Taylor was born Oct. 22, 1939, in Marlow, to Thomas O. McCarly and Gladys (Sample) McCarly. She attended Central High School, where she graduated in 1957, and then attended Braughns Business College in Wichita Falls, Texas, where she earned her degree. Vadie married Bob Taylor in 1959. They were married for 43 years and were blessed with two children, Randy and Darryl. She worked for Lawton Public Schools as a secretary, then on Ft. Sill, where she worked and retired from civil service. In addition, Bob and Vadie and sons had a dairy farm north of Sterling for several years. After closing the dairy, Vadie became an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed attending races when possible. She never met a stranger, enjoyed going on cruises with her twin sister and occasionally a game of dominos with her friends at Legacy Senior Apartments until her passing. Vadie is survived by her son, Randy Taylor, and his wife, Janet; five grandkids, Heather Taylor, Chase Taylor, Garret Taylor and his wife, Whitney, Cody Loveall and his wife, Brittany, and Lyndsey Loveall; six great-grandkids, Kenadi, Courtlyn, Caden, Braxon, Cohen and Gunner; a sister, Sadie Fanning; and a brother, Ted McCarley and his wife, Jo. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Gladys McCarley; her husband, Bob Taylor; her son, Darryl Taylor; two sisters, Gwanda Golightly and Jean Van Hoozer; and a brother, Bobby McCarley. An Online Guestbook is available at FletcherAndElginFuneral.com.