Taylor Elizabeth Clarkston, 13, of Byesville passed away Monday (May 7, 2018) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.
She was born November 4, 2004 in Cambridge and was the daughter of Chris Clarkston of Byesville and Liz (Ray) Milner of Zanesville.
Taylor was currently a seventh grader at Meadowbrook Middle School where she excelled in track and softball. She was also a talented singer and performer. Taylor was blessed with many friends, which was a testament to her outgoing personality and kindness.
In addition to her parents she is survived by one brother Ethan Clarkston of Byesville; grandparents, Gomar and Cheryl Clarkston of Byesville, Bill and Brenda Patterson of Cambridge, and Debbie Shipe of Freeport; great grandparents, Glenna Moore of Byesville, Norma Pittis of Dover, and Bud Sills of Cambridge; several aunts, uncles and cousins and too many friends to mention; and her pets, Jethro and Toby.
Calling hours will be Friday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Stop Nine Church of Christ in Byesville where services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday with Evangelist Mark Beros officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Meadowbrook Middle School, c/o Athletic Department, 58607 Marietta Rd., Byesville, Ohio 43723, or Meadowbrook High Brook Singers, 58615 Marietta Rd., Byesville, Ohio 43723.
In Taylor’s final act of goodness she shared the gift of life through organ donation, via Lifeline of Ohio. She will forever be missed and never forgotten.