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May 13, 2013

Cecile Taylor

OTTUMWA -- Cecile Joyce Taylor age 77 of Murfreesboro, TN, went to be with her Heavenly Father on May 10, 2013. A native of Bandana, KY, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Margaret Hall Warner. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rev. William L. Taylor, and a brother, William Warner.Mrs. Taylor is survived by five children, Dawn Walker, Jann McDonald and her husband Steven all of Nashville, TN, Susanne Taylor of Dickson, TN, Michael Taylor and his wife Vivian of Buford, GA, and Stephen Taylor and his wife Lisa of Taiwan; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister, Ann Bigg and her husband Linwood of Leslie, MI; brother, Kenard Warner and his wife Jeannie of Ruskin, FL; sister-in-law, Shirley Warner of Jackson, MI.Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon at Franklin Road Baptist Church, 3148 Franklin Road Murfreesboro, TN 37128, with the funeral service at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Mike Norris officiating. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 PM at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery, Pegram, TN with family and friends serving as pallbearers.Mrs. Taylor was dedicated to a life of serving the Lord as a pastor’s wife for 43 years at various locations including Nashville, TN, Union City, TN, Ottumwa, IA, and Ruskin, FL, along with numerous mission work in foreign countries. In her honor, Mrs. Taylor has a school named after her in India. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the printing ministry at Franklin Road Baptist Church in memory of Mrs. Taylor. Online condolences may be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.

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