8/12/1935 ~ 11/7/2022
Carlene Vione Anderson Taylor, 87 of Mt. Pleasant, Utah, our beautiful wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend died peacefully at home on November 7, 2022, surrounded by the people she loved.
She was born August 12, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant to Carl Raymond and Mildred Johansen Anderson. She graduated from Moroni High School in May of 1952, as valedictorian. She married Ronald Lee (RL) Taylor from Mt. Pleasant on December 10, 1954 in the Manti Temple. They moved to Salt Lake in 1955 and resided there for 40 years. They were blessed with 3 wonderful children.
Carlene worked for six years for the Foreign Study League, spending one summer working as a chaperone for students in Italy, France, and England. She worked two years for the SL Division of Aeronautics as secretary to the director. She worked 12 years for the Veteran Administration Medical Center in Prosthetics and Mental health. She was an avid bridge player, earning over 100 master points while competing with duplicate bridge clubs in the Salt Lake area.
Carlene and RL retired, returned home to Mt. Pleasant and finished the retirement home they had been working on for years. In Mt. Pleasant they owned and operated an antique store called Heart of Utah Antiques & Collectibles for 11 years. They had a lot of fun doing that.
She is survived by her sweetheart of 67 years (RL); her 3 children, Ronald Craig Taylor, Chad A. (Jeanette) Taylor, and Melanie Taylor (James) Hancey; 7 grandchildren and 14 great grand children; her siblings Steve Anderson, Flo Carlston, Jeff Anderson and Marily Bevan.
Our darling Carlene, a true friend to everyone, will be remembered for her loving, kind and giving nature. She is much loved and will be very missed.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mt. Pleasant Stake Center (295 S State) with a viewing from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. prior to services at the church. Interment in the Mt. Pleasant City Cemetery.
The recordings will be available for 60 days from 11/15/2022