Wilma Taylor


Wilma Taylor was born in 1933 in Indianapolis, IN, and passed away at Hoosier Village Retirement Center in Zionzville, IN, on January 6, 2018.

Wilma taught English at New Palestine High School and in 1978 became the Director of Publications at Warren Central High School, where her student publications won national awards.

Wilma, her husband, Norman, and family resided in Beech Grove, IN, and in Morristown, IN, where they were active in school and community life. The family also found service and fellowship at Garfield Park Baptist of Indianapolis; Little Blue River Baptist and Gwynneville Christian, both of Shelby County; and First Baptist Church of Rushville.

Wilma is preceded in death by her husband, Norman. She is survived by her children, Norma Taylor of Crestview, FL, Timothy (Catherine) Taylor of Greenville, SC, Cathy (Stephen) Hardwick of Carmel, IN, Bethany (Ronald) Warren of Kyle, TX; grandchildren, Chelsea (Brandon) Langston, Natalie (Nate) Argaw, Johnathan Warren, Grace Hardwick, Grant Hardwick and Jordan Warren, and great-grandchildren, Taylor and Griffon Langston.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Hoosier Village Chapel, 9875 Cherryleaf Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268. A private burial will be held at Orchard Hill Cemetery in Wanamaker, IN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Edna Martin East Side Christian Center, P.O. Box 18388, Indianapolis, IN, 46268, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary and chapel.

Friends may share a memory or a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.