Frances “Taylor” Ewing

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Frances “Taylor” Ewing, 90, of Independence, Mo., died Friday, July 12 at her home.
Graveside service will be held at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 at Sunset Hill Cemetery with Brother Charles Brant officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg.
She was born Oct. 26, 1922, in rural Johnson County, Mo., the daughter of Otis and Rhoda Mae (Sivils) Peery.
She was united in marriage to Lawrence Gordon Taylor on Jan. 6, 1939, in Clinton, Mo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1969. She later was united in marriage to Elmer Dale Ewing in Warrensburg. He preceded her in death in April 2003.
Frances worked as a seamstress for the Unitog Manufacturing Plant in Warrensburg for many years until her retirement. She was a member of the Warrensburg Saddle and Bridle Club and attended the Assembly of God Church in Warrensburg. Frances loved traveling, going to bingo, and spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Frances is survived by her three daughters, Janey Myslivy, Kathleen Foster and husband, Jerry, all of Independence; and Nancy Espitia and husband, John, of Versailles, Mo.; one brother, Harvey Peery, and wife, Gerry, of Montserrat, Mo.; five grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; one infant daughter, Louise Peery; one brother, William Peery; and two sisters, Gladys McMurphy and Georgia Tygart; one granddaughter, Tammy Medrano, and one son, Lawrence Lee Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society and can be left in care of the funeral home.