Donna Taylor

Donna Gail Taylor (McCulley)

Tuesday, March 16th, 1943 - Thursday, March 26th, 2020
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Donna Gail Taylor, 77 of Cookeville, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at Life Care of Sparta.

Donna was born Tuesday, March 16, 1943, in Detroit, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Modella (Hitchcock) McCulley.

Donna grew up in White County and graduated from White County High School. After school, she moved to Nashville and worked for the Tennessee Department of Transportation for 12 years. She married John in 1974 and moved to Tallahassee and then to Miami in 1979 and worked several years for the FDOT District 4 Credit Union, relocated to Orlando in1993. They moved back to Tallahassee in 1998 and returned home to Sparta in 2019.

Donna was devoted to her family, where she made a point no matter where she and John were to be home for the holidays.

Donna is survived by:

John Taylor

David, Thomas, Gary, and Bryan McCulley

Nancy Dixon, Rebecca Goff, and Melissa Vaughn

She is also survived by numerous Nieces and Nephews

In addition to her parents, Donna was preceded in death by, Brother, Larry McCulley.

Donna chose cremation, the family followed her wishes, and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date at the Lighthouse Church, 7450 Old Kentucky Rd, Sparta, TN 38583. Inurnment will follow at a later date at the Edgewood Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

The family wishes to give special appreciation to the staff of the Life Care Center of Sparta for their dedicated care of Donna.

In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be made to the Pat Summitt Foundation or the Alzheimer's Project in Tallahassee.
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Richard Massey

Posted at 11:34pm
John, my condolences to you and family on Donna’s passing. I pray God will give you peace and comfort through these trying times.

Neil & Cindy Brown

Posted at 04:19pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have fond memories of you & Donna at TRBC.

Neil & Cindy Brown

Posted at 04:19pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have fond memories of you & Donna at TRBC.

Marie Shetty

Posted at 01:35pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you.

John Cross

Posted at 06:25pm

We were so sorry to learn of the loss of Donna and we are thinking of you at this very difficult time. Donna was a beautiful person with a beautiful soul and will be missed by many. We appreciate the memories and the time we were fortunate to spend with you and Donna. Take care our friend. John Cross and Tereasa Stewart

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