Mrs. Jean T. Taylor, 90, wife of the late Brooks Taylor, of Mappsville, passed away on April 25, 2019, at her residence.
Born on Dec. 31, 1928, in Belle Haven, she was the daughter of the late Allie P. Taylor and the late Mollie Taylor Killmon. She was a retired school bus driver for Accomack County Public Schools and owned Jot-Em-Down produce fruit stand in Mappsville for over 50 years. Mrs. Taylor was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, where she was a longtime member of the ID Class and the Woman’s Missionary Union. She loved church events and faithfully served in the church kitchen. She also loved gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by two daughters, Tammie Sterner and husband, Bryan, of Spring Grove, Pa., and Bonnie Custis and husband, Bill Tom, of Cashville; a son, David Taylor and wife, Mary Lou, of Mappsville; a sister, Pauline Byrd of Lakeland, Fla.; a brother, Joe Taylor and wife, Patty, of Exmore; sister-in-law, Rose Ellen Taylor, of Jamesville; three grandchildren, Nikki Murawski and husband, Jared, of Putnam, Conn., Casey Johnson, of Chincoteague, and David Taylor Jr., of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
Other than her parents and husband, Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by a son, Chucky Taylor, and a brother, Bill Taylor.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. from the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, with the Rev. John Gillespie and Bryan Sterner officiating. Interment will follow in the Wessells Cemetery in Mears.
The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.
Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.
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