In Memory of

Alice Taylor

October 6, 1929 - February 7, 2020


Alice Taylor, 90, of Greenwood, MO passed away on February 7, 2020 at her home. Visitation will be Tuesday, February 11, 2020 from 9-11am at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, MO. Services will begin at 11am and burial will follow at Lee’s Summit Historical Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 14500 East 42nd Street, Ste 232, Independence, MO 64055.

Alice was born October 6, 1929 in Jackson County, MO. She graduated from Greenwood High School in 1947, where she was an avid basketball player. She married Gordon R. (Dick) Taylor on February 20, 1949. Alice helped supplement family income by working at Internal Revenue and then doing child care before working in the office of Burry Truck Line following her and Dick’s purchase of that business.

In later life, Alice belonged to several civic clubs. She was always a devout member of her churches- Lee’s Summit Baptist, Greenwood Baptist, and Greenwood Fellowship.

Alice is preceded in death by her husband, Dick Taylor and daughter in-law, Janie Taylor. Survivors include her brother, Kenneth R. Hoit, of Tulsa, OK; daughter, Pam (Jeff) Holstead, of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; son, Ernie Taylor, of Greenwood, MO; grandchildren, Rody (Sara) Taylor, of Lee’s Summit, MO, Stacy (Rob) Paszkiewicz, of Lee’s Summit, MO, and Billy Taylor, of Olathe, KS; 7 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


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I am so sorry to hear of Alice’s passing. So many childhood memories that include Dick and Alice. My sincere condolences to the entire family. Dana Randol Valentine

So sorry to hear this. Alice seemed like she was always smiling. Our sympathy to Pam and Ernie. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful Christian example for all of us. Prayers for the family .

Sorry to hear about Mrs. Taylor’s passing. Prayers for her family and friends. God Bless

Pam my thoughts have been with you this last week. Your Mom is at peace now. You have been such a blessing in her life….caring for her in so many ways…too many to list. Prayers for you at this difficult time.
Love, Sheryl

Sorry to hear of your loss. Sounds like she was quite the lady and I’m sure you will miss her often. Love you all.

Pam, our thoughts and prayers are with with you, a mother is a truly special person in our lives and will always remain with us and we are so sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family.

I am so sorry to here of Alice’s passing. She was such a kind person who loved and followed Jesus. She will be missed. May God give comfort and peace to the family.

So sorry about the loss of your Mom.
May God be with you and family through the next several days. She’s at peace now and looking down on you. Another star added to the sky to watch over you. You will always have your memories. No one can take that from you! God Bless!??

Ernie, wish we could have been able to attend your mom’s service. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Alice was a very special friend to us. Your family his our deepest sympathy. Love you guys.

I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there. I will always remember her smile and the childhood Christmases at the Taylor home. Love and prayers to Pam, Ernie, and Uncle Kenneth.

So sorry to hear that Alice has passed away. She and I were the two oldest members of our Greenwood graduating class. I’m so happy that she had such a beautiful family and a fulfilling life. God bless you.


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063