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Herma Joyce Taylor

Herma Joyce Taylor, American nursing educator. Colonel Arkansas National Guard, since 1979. Member American Nurses Association, National League Nursing, Arkie Stars Square Dance Club (president 1990-1992), Order of Eastern Star (deputy grand lecturer 1997-1998), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Taylor, Herma Joyce was born on September 13, 1940 in Glenwood, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Floyd and Ethel Lizzie (Cantrell) Oliver.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Charity Hospital School Nursing, New Orleans, 1961. Bachelor, Stephens College, 1978. MSN, University Florida, 1985.

      Data Source Name, University Alabama, 1997.

    Career

    • Head nurst Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1961-1963. Director nursing service Montgomery County Hospital, Mount Ida, Arkansas, 1963-1967. Staff nurse Scott County Hospital, Waldron, 1967-1968.

      Night supervisor DeQueen (Arkansas) General Hospital, 1968-1971, in-service educator, 1973-1975. Clinic nurse Shukers Clinic, Morfreesboro, Arkansas, 1971-1973. Chairperson, instructor Licensed Practical Nurse program Cossator Vocational-Technology School, DeQueen, 1975-1986.

      Instructor Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, 1986-1991, assistant professor nursing, 1991-1997, associate professor nursing, 1997-1999. Chairperson department nursing Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, from 1999. Consultant Lakeview Nursing Home, Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1995.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.

    Membership

    Colonel Arkansas National Guard, since 1979. Member American Nurses Association, National League Nursing, Arkie Stars Square Dance Club (president 1990-1992), Order of Eastern Star (deputy grand lecturer 1997-1998), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Personality

    Interests

    Square dancing, counted cross-stitch, crochet, tatting, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Carroll Franklin Shukers II, September 7, 1971 (deceased April 1975). Married Myron Franklin Taylor, December 26, 1989.
    • father: Floyd Oliver
    • mother: Ethel Lizzie (Cantrell) Oliver
    • spouses: Carroll Franklin Shukers II
    • Myron Franklin Taylor
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    Born September 13, 1940
    Died April 23, 2003
    (aged 62)
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