Norma Jean Taylor

Norma Jean Taylor, age 80, of De Valls Bluff, Arkansas, passed away on November 3, 2023. Norma was born on July 16, 1943, to the late Esther and Loise Heslep. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, B.C. Taylor, and her brothers Ronnie and Larry Heslep.

Norma and her late husband B.C. operated Taylor Oil Company for 20 years before they retired. Norma had a passion for hummingbirds and found great joy in attracting and taking care of hundreds of birds every year.

Norma is survived by her loving son, Mark Taylor (Myna); granddaughter, Autumn Reddin (Justin); great-grandson, Ellis Reddin; sisters, Gwen Couch, Karen Karps (John), and Cheryl Daugherty; sister in law Joann Heslep; and a host of nieces, nephews, and wonderful friends. Also her loving companion, Butch, who protected her for many years. 

A graveside service to celebrate Norma’s life will be held on November 7, 2023, at 1:00 pm at Oakland Cemetery in De Valls Bluff. The service will be conducted by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oakland Cemetery Maintenance Fund in memory of Norma.

Please note: Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen, Arkansas, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

May Norma Jean Taylor rest in peace, and may her memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved her.

12 thoughts on “Norma Jean Taylor”

  1. Cindy and Bruce

    Mary and Myna you are in our thoughts and prayers!!! May she rest in peace ❤️🙏🙏

  2. Mark and Myna, so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
    Stanley & Jean Berhorst

  3. Kristen Thomsen

    I loved hearing stories about Autumn’s Nannie! She seemed like a great woman, and fun to be around! Prayers to you guys, I know she’ll be missed dearly.

  4. Norma was a delight to all who met her and she will be missed. My sincere condolences to her beloved son, Mark, and the rest of her family.

  5. So very sorry for the loss of your beloved mother Mark. You and Myna and the family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Mark, I am so sorry for your loss.
    You, Myna and all of your family are in my prayers.
    Sherry Hudson

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