Mrs. Mary Lou Melvin Taylor, 59, of Chincoteague Island, went to be with the Lord after a courageous battle with cancer, on Aug. 12, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Nassawadox on March 28, 1961, to Bobby and Susie (Taylor) Melvin.
Mary Lou is survived by her loving spouse, David Taylor, of Chincoteague Island; daughter, Heather Daisey, and her significant other, Ben Bundick, of Chincoteague Island; mother, Susie T. Melvin, of Chincoteague Island; stepson, David Taylor Jr., of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.; sister, Lori Goutremont, of Chincoteague Island; nephew, Derek Melvin, and his wife, Tina, of Lanexa, Va.; niece, Samantha Melvin, of Chincoteague Island; sisters-in-law, Bonnie Custis and her husband, Bill, of Cashville, and Tammie Sterner and her husband, Bryan, of Mappsville; nieces-in-law Casey Johnson, and her significant other, Dalton Elliott, and children, of Chincoteague Island, and Nikki Murawski and her husband, Jared, and children, of Hartford, Conn.; several cousins; and a host of family and friends that loved her. She will be greatly missed by her fur babies, Seamus and Punkin.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby L. Melvin; brother, John Melvin; late husband; Ronnie Lee Williams; grandparents, Florence and John Taylor and Pansy and Robert Melvin; and several aunts and uncles, whom she loved dearly.
Visitation was held Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Salyer Funeral Home Inc., Chincoteague Island. Funeral services were held Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at 2 p.m., at Salyer Funeral Home, Chincoteague Island, with the Rev. Mark Layne officiating. Burial will take place in the Daisey Cemetery on Church Street on Chincoteague Island.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Riverside Cancer Center, 20480 Market St., Onancock, VA 23417.
Services are entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home Inc., on Chincoteague Island.