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Myrtle (Staton) Taylor

December 4, 1918 ~ August 2, 2018 (age 99)

Myrtle Flowers Taylor, 99, of Louisville, formerly of Columbia, died Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 11:55 A.M. at the Hosparus Inpatient Care in Louisville.

Myrtle was born December 4, 1918 in Cumberland County.  She was preceded in death by her father, Norman Staton, her mother, Lydia Flowers Staton Baker, one daughter, Betty Walkup, three grandchildren, Scotty Hawkins, Gina Hawkins & Mytaya Willis, and one great-grandchild, James Walkup.  She was a member of First Baptist Church in Columbia and in the housekeeping department in the former Loy Clinic for many years.

Survivors Include:

One Son – Clifford Ray Taylor of Fort Washington, Maryland

Three Daughters – Wanda Hawkins of Bowling Green, Jean Willis & Sheeree Willis both of Louisville

Sister-in-law – Eva Staples of Kankakee, Illinois

Ten grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren & a host of great-great-grandchildren  

Funeral Service – Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12 Noon at First Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery

Visitation after 5:00 P.M. Thursday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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