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Merle Drucilla Taylor
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Merle Drucilla TaylorMerle Drucilla Taylor passed away Friday, March 11, 2011 at her home in Galveston.  Visitation will be held Saturday, March 26th, beginning at 3:00 pm, followed by a memorial service at 4:00 pm, at the Carnes Brothers Funeral Home, 1201 Tremont, in Galveston.  Her ashes will be scattered by her family in a private service.

Dru was born March 18, 1939 in Waycross, Georgia to Lloyd "Shorty" Dell and Harriet Merle Martin Dell. Dru loved music heart and soul, and following a career in elementary education, she became a choir director at West Isle Presbyterian Church in Galveston for several years.  Dru never met a stranger and was a warm and loving soul to all she encountered. 
 

Preceded in death by her parents, survivors include her daughters, Kathy Rochelle and Christl Bemus; her son-in-law, Cliff Rochelle; her grandson, Kevin Rochelle; her brothers, Dink Dell, Flukie Dell and Tooker Dell; her sisters, Catherine Lee and Madge Spratling; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. 


She will be missed very much by her family, friends and others whose lives she touched.



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