Mae Nell Rhymes

of Kerrville, TX

November 18, 1942 - March 12, 2024

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Mae Nell Rhymes, age 81, entered into the loving arms of God on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 in Kerrville, surrounded by her family and love.

She was born November 18, 1942 in Kerrville, Texas to Jimmie Alice McCartney Taylor and Leander Clifton Taylor. She was the 7th of seven children.

She attended Starkey Elementary and graduated from Tivy High School in 1960.

She attended Draughon Business College in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated with a degree in business. In June 1962, she went to work at the Texas Lions Camp and worked there for 40 years.

She was a Theta Rho for 10 years, then joined the Rebekah Lodge in 1960. She was a member for 63 years. She served in many offices including president of the Assembly. She received the Grand Decoration of Chivalry which is the highest honor a Rebekah can receive.

She was preceded in death by parents, Leander Clifton Taylor and Jimmie Alice Taylor; brothers, Lee C. Taylor, Joe Pat Taylor, R.J. Taylor and Jerry Taylor; and sisters, Helen Marie Taylor and Betty Sue Taylor Klein.

Survivors include niece, Zelpha Dreiss and husband, Stan Dreiss; great nieces and nephews, Ronnie and Kim Long, Greg and Jennifer Dreiss, Bill and Kim Long, Missy and Kevin Vadnais, John and Adrianne Long, Jimmy and Missie Dreiss, Barbie and Bruce Thomas; cousin, Betty Ann and David Dennis; numerous great-great-nieces and nephews; and many friends, fellow Rebekahs and friends at the Lions Camp.

Graveside services will be held at 11 AM, Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Glen Rest Cemetery, officiated by Greg Dreiss.

Pallbearers will be Stan Dreiss, Ronnie Long, Bill Long, John Long, Greg Dreiss and Jimmy Dreiss.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

The family wishes to extend thanks to Alamo Hospice especially Tina, Josie and Larry.

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Danny & Lana Wood
Springtown, TX
Friday, March 15, 2024

Mae Nell was a beautiful lady and good friend.
We served together as Grand Master & President
And worked closely together on our projects.
She was special to us and will be missed by so many people that loved her.