Willie S. Taylor

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2008

COMO, N.C.—Willie Simmons Taylor, 86, widow of Howard Kelly Taylor Sr., died June 7, 2008, at Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Born in Southampton County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel Raymond and Odell Bryant Simmons.

Mrs. Taylor was retired from Union Camp Corporation as a secretary in the paper mill after 25 plus years of service. She was a member of Buckhorn Baptist Church where she served as Sunday School teacher and organist for over 50 years.

Survivors include her daughter, Shera Dare Wheeler of Como; her son, Howard K. Taylor Jr. of Suffolk; one sister, Shirley Snead and husband Bobby of Franklin; two grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, including two special nieces, Michele Snead and Kristen Peele.

A funeral service was conducted Tuesday

at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Revs. Thomas Caulkins and John Hackney officiating.

Interment followed in Buckhorn Baptist Church Cemetery, Como.

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