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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines



Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Dena Taylor

Dena Marie Taylor, age 45, passed away at Taylor House on Friday, August 11, 2017.

She was born April 1, 1972, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Peggy (Knight) Fausett.

Dena is survived by her husband, Jack Taylor; children, Destini Knight and Dylan Taylor (Bonnie); grandchildren, Daziyre, Dakaree and Stella; her brother, Paul Fausett (Wendy); and her sister, Bobbi Jo Fausett (Shawn).

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Fausett; mother, Peggy Fausett; and her brother, Al Fausett.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.