Carolyn Taylor-Keesler, 57

Carolyn Taylor-Keesler, 57, of New Haven, Ind., and formerly of St. Marys, died suddenly at 4:42 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1956, in Martin, Ky., the daughter of Bill “Pepsi” and Julia (Gibson) Taylor. They both preceded her in death.

She married Rick Keesler, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her two brothers, Randy (Christine) Taylor of St. Marys, Bill (Marcie) Taylor of St. Marys and by numerous nieces and nephews.

Carolyn was a 1976 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School in St. Marys. She had previously worked at Teleflex in Van Wert, and most recently at Speedway in Fort Wayne.

She was a member of the Calvary Chapel Baptist Church in Minster. She enjoyed scrapbooking, cooking and caring for her dogs.

Funeral rites will take place at 2 p.m. Monday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, with her uncle, the Rev. Ed Taylor officiating.

Private family burial rites will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

Friends may call from noon until the time of services on Monday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to Calvary Chapel Church. Condolences may be sent to Carolyn’s family via