Ingle, Anna Beth

Anna Beth Taylor Ingle passed away May 3, 2020, at the Annie Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Born August 3, 1941, to Thomas and Beatrice Mulcahy Taylor Ann wasa graduate of Deering High School in Deering, Missouri; she later graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing, Memphis, Tennessee and Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky. She also attended Sienna College; the University of Missouri; Texas Woman’s University in Houston, Texas; and the University of Mississippi in Jackson.

While attending nursing school, Ann was baptized at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Memphis, Tennessee.

Ann celebrated a versatile and long career in nursing. Beginning in high school, she worked weekends at Walls’ Hospital in Blytheville, Arkansas. After becoming a registered nurse, she worked at Pemiscot County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) in Hayti, Missouri. During her employment at PCMH, she excelled in obstetrics and trauma nursing, served as a supervisor, and soon became the Director of Nurses by age twenty-two. In 1968, she was hired by Murray State University to provide healthcare to students and also served as a Family Planning Nurse Practitioner. For many years she worked at Murray Calloway County Hospital (MCCH). There, she acted as a coordinator for staff development, offered CPR instruction, andprovided information as a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She was a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. For many years she was a member of the Kentucky Nurses Association, and the Murray State University Nursing Alumni Association. Ann enjoyed reading and belonged to several book clubs in the community. She also enjoyed music, the theatre, and antiques.

After her employment ended at MCCH, Ann was still remembered in Southeast Missouri and Arkansas. She received numerous job offers from those areas. However, Ann loved Murray and continued to work in the community with Behavioral Health. She helped others as long as her health permitted. Ann made a friend with everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ann is survived by her siblings, Mary Jane Balwochus of Gresham, Oregon; Thomas F. Taylor, Jr. of Gobler, Missouri and Marjorie (Jim) Russell of Blytheville, Arkansas; her aunt Edna Mulcahy; nieces, Virginia Cherry, Tammy (Brian) Bennett, Terri (B.J.) Stone; nephews, Mark (Carrie) Cherry, Ryan Balwochus, and Brent Champion; several great-nieces and great-nephews, numerous cousins and many friends.

Graveside services will be held Thursday, May 7, 2020,at 1:00 p.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Kennett, Missouri.

A celebration of Ann’s life will be held at Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home & Crematory at a date to be determined.

The family requests that Ann’s memory be honored with a donation to a charity of your choice.

Please join family and friends in honoring Ann’s life by visiting and sharing your tributes and memories.

The Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home and Crematory are handling the arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Tuesday May. 05, 2020
Updated 11:33 AM, Tuesday May. 05, 2020

Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home & Crematory
Heritage Chapel of Imes Funeral Home & Crematory
1804 highway 121 bypass north
Murray, KY 42071
(270) 753-8888

Phone:(270) 753 – 8888


From US Highway 641 N. Turn West (Right) at MSU's football stadium, onto State Route 121 N. Heritage chapel is on right at the third traffic light.