In Memory

Clara Lou Evans (Taylor) - Class Of 1947

Clara Lou Evans (Taylor)

Clara Lou Taylor, 88, of Lafayette, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Delphi. She was born the fifth of six children on February 20, 1928, in Indianapolis the late James and Etta Bridgewater Evans. She was also the foster daughter of the late Lee and Pauline Schaeffer of Delphi. Clara Lou graduated from Delphi High School in 1946 and Home Hospital School of Nursing in 1950.

On January 15, 1953 she married Henry V. Taylor in in Delphi and he preceded her in death on January 4, 1990. Lou worked as a Registered Nurse at the Arnett Clinic and retired in 1973.

She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, John Purdue Club, Lafayette Country Club and the Home Hospital Aux. Lou also volunteered at the Lafayette Museum of Art.

Surviving are her Grand- Children Ashley J. (Salvatore) Meccariello of Farmingdale, NY, Rollie V. (MaKenzi) Taylor of Lafayette, Andrew M. Taylor, Zachary L Taylor both of Delphi, Great Grand-Children Giovanni and Lillian Meccariello and Vinton Taylor and daughter-inlaw Lois Taylor of Delphi. Also, surviving is her sister Mary Ellen (Richard) Sutherlin, and 11 nieces and nephews. Lou was preceded in death by her son Henry Vinton Taylor JR., brother’s Robert D., James T. Jr., and Charles W. Evans and sister Minnie M. Ferguson.

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. Interment will be at Spring Vale Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association in Lou’s memory. You may sign the guest book, leave memories and photos at www.sollerbaker. co