Shelbie D. Taylor McBeth, homemaker


MOUNT OLIVE — Shelbie D. McBeth, 69, a homemaker, died April 1, 2009 at her home.

Services were held April 4 at Billy King-Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial is in Rock Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Mount Olive.

Mrs. McBeth was the mother of the Rev. Keith Gaughf of Booneville, a clergy member of the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church. Mrs. McBeth was a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Franklin and Bertha Moorehead Taylor.

Other survivors include sons, Joel McBeth, Hugh McBeth and Allen Gaughf, all of Mount Olive, and Shane McBeth of Perkinston; daughter, Wanda George of Orange, Texas; stepdaughter, Kay Freeman of Clara; brother, Ruben Taylor Jr. of Seminary; sisters, Betty Thompson and Linda Taylor, both of Las Vegas, Nev.; 19 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.