On Saturday, November 15, 2003, MARY ELLEN (nee Shackleford); beloved wife of the late John R. Taylor; devoted mother of Barbara S. Hines and her husband Albert and the late Gary L. Steedman. Also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the Sterling-Ashton-Schwab Funeral Home, Inc., 736 Edmondson Avenue (1/2 mile west of beltway exit 14), on Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M., at which time funeral service will begin. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery. Those desiring may direct expressions of sympathy to the Beale Memorial Baptist Church, P.O. Box 816, Tappahannock, VA 22560.