Ardath E. Taylor of Salem, Indiana passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:30 am in her residence at the age of 80 years, 6 months and 19 days.

Born October 8, 1935 in Fort Collins, Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Metcalf and Luella (Hostetler) Metcalf.

She was a homemaker, a member of the Mt. Hebron Church Of Christ, the Salem-Washington County Senior Citizens and enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening and dancing.

Ardath married January 1, 1966 to Herman E. Taylor, who passed away September 9, 1994.

Her survivors include: 5 Sons: Stephen “Rock” (Deb) Bobbitt, of West Virginia; Charlie (Cathy) Metcalf, of Wyoming; Mike (Vickie) Taylor, of Tennessee; Larry (Cara) Taylor, of New Albany, Indiana; Ron (Janet) Taylor, of Georgia; 2 Daughters: Sue (Dan) Evanoff, of Sellersburg, Indiana; Kim (Harry) Frankhouser, of Salem; Brother: Ronald Metcalf, of Colorado and 2 Sisters: Carolyn Grimm, of Canada and Jane Kerbel, of Colorado.

She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Ardath was preceded in death by 6 brothers and sisters and 1 great grandson.

There will be a graveside service at 10:00 am Friday at Crown Hill Cemetery with Brother Rodney Sweeney officiating. Interment will follow the service.

The family requests donations be made to Amediysis Hospice 305 Quartermaster Ct, Jeffersonville, IN 47130