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MaeVonn (Alvey) Taylor

November 20, 1934 ~ May 20, 2018 (age 83)

Mae Vonn Taylor

Escalante, Utah

Mae Vonn Alvey Taylor, 83, of Escalante, Utah passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018, at her home in Escalante surrounded by many of her loved ones. She was born in Escalante, November 20, 1934 to Melba Griffin and Emmorn Elwin Alvey. She married Arden Preston Taylor, December 23, 1954 in Escalante. He preceded her in death December 10, 2000.

Mae Vonn was a mom and grandma like no other. She had a witty sense of humor and was known for her clever ability to make everyone laugh. The grandkids always loved to go to Grandma’s house because she was so good to play with them. She knew how to brighten up your day, and make you feel special. She always appreciated having visitors in her home and kept a stockpile of candies and ice cream treats for everyone who came to visit. She was crafty and enjoyed making bead projects and plastic canvas crafts. Mae Vonn was a shopper and loved to buy gifts for others. She was a classy dresser and an excellent dancer. She grew up playing basketball. Checkers, bingo and dominoes were her favorite family games. She had a passion for oldtime classic country music and would listen to music all night long.

Mae Vonn is survived by her children: Jerry (Monica) Taylor, Escalante; Janalee (Louie) Bernardo, Escalante; and Jimmy (Ethelinda) Taylor, Herriman; 13 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren; brothers: Darrell Alvey, Phoenix, AZ; Dean (Janis) Gledhill, St. George.

Also preceded in death by her parents; son, Emmorn Dodds; and grandson, Hesston Jimmy Taylor.

Graveside services and interment will be held Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Escalante Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at

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