Trudy R. Taylor, 64, of California, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Jefferson City. She was born on October 12, 1947, in California, the daughter of Charlie and Geneva (Newkirk) Albin, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married on May 27, 1972, to Gerald W. Taylor, who survives of the home. She was a 1965 graduate of California High School and a member of the California Church of God of Prophecy, where she had served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years, and supported Gerald as he was the pastor at the church for several years. She worked at one time for Cargill and later worked as office manager for Racker's Manufacturing in California. She loved to read, shop, embroidery and stitch, and spend time with her family and grandchildren. She was a loving mom not only to her children but also to all those others who came through her house with her kids. She is survived by three daughters, Lori Jones and husband of California; Tina Taylor of California; and Kayla Barnard and husband Jeremy of California; three grandchildren, Taylor Jones, Jackson and Kennedy Barnard; one brother, Jerry Albin and wife Joyce of Boonville; one sister, Sharon Albin of California; one brother-in-law, Dean Lord of California; and several other in-laws and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Lord. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at the First Baptist Life Center, California, Mo. Burial will be in California City Cemetery. Officiating will be Pastors Steve Jones and Jeremy Barnard. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 2, 2012, from 4 - 7 p.m., also at the First Baptist Life Center in California. Memorials are suggested to The Church of God Prophecy, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.