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Kathleen "Kaye" Taylor

Female 1919 - 2006  (87 years)


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  • Name Kathleen "Kaye" Taylor  [1, 2
    Nickname Kaye 
    Born 22 May 1919  Crestmont, Haywood County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Oct 2006  Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • The Sabine County Reporter
      October 25, 2005, page 11

      On October 17, 2006, Kathleen T. Arnold, known as Kaye to her friends and family, passed peacefully into the arms of her loving Lord and Saviour, with her family and friends at her bedside.

      Kaye was born May 22, 1919, to Sallie Henry Taylor and Everett Allen Taylor in Crestmont, NC. She graduated in 1939 from Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC, with a degree in teaching. After teaching elementary school for several years, Kaye traveled by train to Galveston to pursue a nursing degree.

      In 1944, Kaye entered the John Sealey School of Nursing at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston. She graduated in 1946 as a Registered Nurse. While at UTMB, Kaye met the love of her life, Dr. William Thomas Arnold III, M.D. They were married on April 7, 1944, at the First Presbyterian Church in Galveston.

      Kaye's love for God, her family, as well as her church and community afforded her many opportunities to minister to other individuals. As a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, Kaye was president of the Women of the Church from 1978-1979.....(as well as various other church activities)....one of the founding members of the Assistance League of Houston...volunteer for the American Cancer Society, and their education program, as a breast cancer survivor. Kaye was a loving and dedicated wife, as well as mother and grandmother.....

      Kaye was preceded in death by her parents, Sallie and Everett TAYLOR, and her brother, Col. John William TAYLOR, USAF. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Dr. William T. ARNOLD, III M.D., her sister, Ila T. JUSTICE, daughter, Jan A. PARKS, Son William T. ARNOLD, Jr., grandson, Christopher J. PARKS, and granddaughters, Kathleen V. PARKS and Sarah E. PARKS, as well as numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. Private graveside services were held on Oct. 20 a 1 p.m. by Starr Funeral Home in Hemphill with Dr. Jack Lancaster presiding over the service. The pallbearers for the service were Tom "Arnie" ARNOLD, Dr. Charlie ARNOLD, M.D., Rick ARNOLD, Dr. Tony ARNOLD, M.D., Forrest ARNOLD, and Robert "Bob" SPEARS.

      A memorial service for Kaye was held at 1 p.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, with Rev. Asa HUNT presiding. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in honor of Kaye Arnold to the Women of the Church at the First Presbyterian Church of Houston, Houston Hospice, or a charity of choice.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong)
    Person ID I2780  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Family William Thomas Arnold, III M. D.,   b. 19 Mar 1921, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Apr 1944  Galveston County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2007 
    Family ID F113  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 May 1919 - Crestmont, Haywood County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1944 - Galveston County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 2006 - Houston, Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hemphill City Cemetery, Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S372] Carr, Sandra Arnold-Family Researcher (smoochnhugn@yahoo.com).

    2. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), October 25, 2005, page 11 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S60] McCary, Kay P. "Hemphill City Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    4. [S336] The Sabine County Reporter, P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas (Published Weekly), (Founded in 1883, The Sabine County Reporter (USPS 474-660) is published once a week on Wednesday. The Reporter is Published by Sabine County Reporter, Inc. Postmaster: Send change of address to P.O. Box 700, Hemphill, Texas 75948-0700. The Sabine County Reporter and The Rambler merged March 1, 1988. Member National Newspaper Association and Texas Press Association.), October 25, 2006 (Reliability: 3).