Helen Ruth Taylor (Minnick) Pace, FL left us for her eternal home in heaven on the first day of summer, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Helen was born on February 18, 1936 in Elizabethton, TN to Frank and Marie Minnick. She married her husband, Joseph C Taylor and moved to Pensacola, FL in November 1955.Helen was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Joe Taylor. She leaves behind to cherish her memory daughter Irene Knowles (Philip); sons Stanley Taylor (Deb), Johnathan Taylor (Dolores), Mark Taylor (Melissa) and Gordon Taylor (Dina); 12 Grandchildren and 2 Great grandchildren.In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes at fbchomes.org or calling 863-687-8811 The funeral service will be at Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 Main Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.The service is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 4:00pm. Visitation will precede the service from 3 to 4 pm. Interment will be at the Happy Valley Memorial Park at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017.