Mattie Inez Taylor Box, retired nurse


Mattie Inez Taylor Box, retired nurse

NEW ALBANY - Mattie Inez Taylor Box, 82, a retired licensed practical nurse, died
March 18, 2008, at The Magnolia Place.

Services were held March 21 at McBride Funeral Home in Ripley with the Rev. David Laman and the Rev. Jerry Beam officiating. Pallbearers were Joey Howard, Charles Castle, Stacy Box, Joe Howard, Gary Barker, Russell March. Burial was in Peoples Baptist Church Cemetery in Ripley.

Mrs. Box was the wife of the Rev. Dabney Box, a retired a United Methodist pastor, and the mother of the Rev. Phillip Box, pastor at Booneville First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Box was active in her church work and served as a Sunday school teacher.

She was preceded in death by her parents Howard and Sarah Alma Robbins Taylor and several sisters and brothers.

Other survivors include: daughters, Barbara George of Blue Springs, Brenda Howard of Plantersville and Lisa Barker of Ripley; son, Dabney J. Box of Blue Mountain; sister, Jan Huebschman of Ripley; and eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.