Anna Arizona Taylor: 1919-2017
Last updated 10/25/2017 at Noon
Anna Arizona Taylor of Surprise, Arizona died October 12, 2017 at Royal Oak Group Home, Surprise, Arizona.
She was born in Kingman, Arizona, November 24, 1919, to Frank Lee and Anna Laura (Sawyer) Russell. The youngest of six, Anna was raised by her aunt and uncle, Fannie (Sawyer) and Finley Phillips. She was home schooled until the 4th grade in Goffs, California. She graduated from Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, California, Class of 1937. In 1938, Anna graduated from Frank Wiggins Trade School as a cosmetologist.
Anna met the love of her life, Edward R. Taylor, at a Sunday schoo...