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Leroy Taylor

Leroy Taylor

Posted: Thursday, October 9, 2008 1:28 pm

Leroy Taylor, 83, of Martin, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin. Services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy Funeral Home, with Bro. Kenneth Springer officiating. Burial will be in East Side Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Dave Frankum, Keith Ramsey, Phil Crowe, Sam Sims, Jimmy Kelly and Ken Kirkland will serve as pallbearers. Taylor was born Feb. 13, 1925, in Henry County, son of the late Edgar Lee and Louise Lamb Taylor. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a retired supervisor from Milan Arsenal, retired from Tennessee National Guard, member of American Post No. 55 and member of Broadway Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Prince Taylor of Martin; one son, Mike (Pat) Taylor of Martin; one daughter, Donna (David) Sims of Sharon; one brother, Robert Taylor of Martin; one sister, Mina Powers of Lansing, Mich.; four grandchildren, Beth (Keith) Ramsey of Jackson, LeeAnn (Phil) Crowe of Martin, Sam Sims of Sharon and Amy (Dave) Frankum of Union City; and seven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Kate Tuck and Amy Lawrence. Web site: wcp 10-7-08


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