Carolyn LaDeen Martin passed away July 3, 2018, after a long illness. She was born Jan. 11, 1936, to the late Ernest and Gladys (Graham) Taylor. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Roger Taylor. Carolyn was a member of First Baptist Church in Lavaca and worked at St. Edward School of Nursing for many years.

She is survived by her husband, Ted; her son, Scott and his wife Mary of Prairie Grove; and her grandchildren, whom she dearly loved, William, Caleb, Marie and Sarah.

A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Lavaca. Burial will take place at an earlier time at Lavaca City Cemetery. Service is under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Martin, Benny Teague, Buford Martin, Dewayne Glidwell and Arnold Sexton.

Memorials may be made to Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, N.C. 28201-0001.

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