Mildred Taylor, 90

Mildred (Midge) Nance Taylor, 90, of Midland died Thursday, Jan. 11 in her home. Memorial services were held at the First United Methodist Church of Midland’s Glass Chapel on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 4 p.m. Arrangement were under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers were Bill Beazley, James R. Cox, Jack Evans, Robert E. Myers, Judge Perry Pickett, Tom M. Sloan and William B. Smith. Born Sept. 18, 1910, to Stephen Hodge Nance and Maude Strube Nance in DeLeon, she was a pioneer in starting duplicate bridge groups in West Texas. She and her husband had owned motion picture theaters in Taos and Las Vegas, N. Mex., as well as in San Saba, Ballinger, Big Lake, Stanton and Brady. She moved to Midland from San Angelo in June 1964 to work in the Midland County District Clerk’s office where she later became the assistant district clerk, retiring in 1981. Her only survivor is a niece, Nancy McCall, of Midland. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Midland, P.O. Box 2621, Midland, Tex., 79702.

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