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Wendell Wayne Taunton

May 12, 1942 — June 2, 2021

Funeral Services for Mr. Wendell Wayne Taunton, 79, of West Monroe, LA, will be held 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe with Rev. David Melville officiating. Interment will follow in Hasley Cemetery in West Monroe. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Monday, June 7, 2021, at Mulhearn Funeral Home, West Monroe.

Mr. Taunton was born May 12, 1942 and passed away June 2, 2021. He was retired from Trailways and then went into construction, working for Zeigler & Jinks Construction. He was a hard worker and enjoyed working in his yard. Mr. Taunton loved all sports, but his favorites were LSU and Saints football. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and more than anything he loved spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Lela Taunton; seven sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include his wife, Rita Taunton; two daughters, Lori Taunton and Stacy Crisler and husband Travis; four grandchildren, Zach Brown, Madison Crisler, Hannah Crisler, and Mitchell Crisler; brother, Billy Jo Taunton; sister, Joyce King; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be John Morris, Wesley Glidewell, Zach Brown, Jerry Studivan, Travis Crisler, Kent Jinks, and Mitchell Crisler.

Online Registry/Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
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Monday, June 7, 2021

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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