Laraine Lynn Taylor Borden, age 76, of Jacksonville, Arkansas, passed away January 20, 2024. She was born December 30, 1947 in Morristown, NJ to the late Kenneth and Maurine Taylor. Laraine graduated from Jacksonville High School and received her bachelors degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Masters Degree from Park college. She entered Federal Service and retired from the Department of Veterans Benefits Administration with over 30 years of service.
Laraine loved animals, she and her husband would transport dogs for various rescue organizations, Foster dogs no one else would. Organized family reunions and events. She always reminded everyone the importance of family, and dogs, and a cat or too.
She was preceded in death by her loving son, Tony Prather. Laraine is survived by her husband and love of her life Dan Borden, her daughter-in-law Nadine Prather, her brother Bart (Kathy) Taylor, Granddaughters Leanna and Chante’ and many cousins, nieces and nephews that she loved dearly.
Per Laraine’s wishes services are private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in her honor to the Friends of Jacksonville Animals a 501c3 non profit www.friendsofjaxanimals.com
Cremation arrangements are under the care of A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com