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Arlene Ingram Taylor

Taylor, Arlene Ingram, peacefully passed away on January 14. She was born October 12, 1920 to Herbert and Cecil Virginia Ingram and was a lifelong resident of Dendron and member of Dendron United Methodist Church. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 58 years, Noel C. Taylor in 2002. Her constant love and devotion to her family will forever live in our hearts. After raising her daughters, she worked as a Rural Mail Carrier and Post Mistress. Loving her work and going out of her way in helping those she served, she established lasting friendships. Arlene was an avid reader, accomplished seamstress, and enjoyed Bridge and Scrabble. She cherished friendships and unconditionally accepted others. Her love and kindness was always present. Most of all she loved being with her family.

Arlene is survived by her daughters, Jennifer Bumpas (Jim), Mary Ellen Rickmond (Darrell): grandsons, Noel Bumpas (Molly), Matthew Bumpas (Thang Do), Kent Rickmond (Jenny), Daniel Rickmond: great grandsons, River Bumpas, Storm Bumpas, Judson Rickmond: sister, Norma Poling. 

Her family is thankful for the loving care she received at Dunlop House & from Crater Community Hospice.

A graveside service will take place 12 noon, Friday January 17, 2020 at Wakefield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations my be sent to Dendron Fire Dept., PO Box 155 Dendron, VA 23839 or to Crater Community Hospice, 3916 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805. A memorial service will take place 2:00 pm on April 19th at Dendron Community Center, 2850 Rolfe Hwy, Dendron. The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home, Wakefield Chapel where condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.

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Dear Jennifer and family, We are sad to learn about the passing of your beloved mother. Her absence from your lives will be difficult, but we are willing to help you through this transition. Our Lord will give you the strength to move forward. Our Lord is faithful. Jan and Rich Pingel

Jan Pingel May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Jennifer and family, Praying God will comfort you as you grieve the loss of your mother. In a time when words fall short, may God answer each prayer spoken for you with strength of heart, peace of mind, and comfort in the midst of sorrow. Johnnie Dale Humphrey

Johnnie Dale Humphrey May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Jennifer and Mary Ellen, It was with sadness that I learned of your mothers passing. With this we send our sincere sympathy to both of you, your families and friends, during this time of sorrow. With the kindest regards; David & Janet Spruill

David & Janet Spruill May 13 2021 12:00 AM