Jack Taylor, Sr.
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 4:58am
Jack Taylor Sr., age 78, of Oglesby, passed away peacefully from this life on Dec. 31, 2013, surrounded by his family. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 at the Valley Mills First Baptist Church under the direction of Foss Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Jack was born May 27, 1935, in Temple, Oklahoma. He was the son of John and Clara (Penland) Taylor. He married Virginia (Ginger) Taylor on Feb. 16, 1973, in Pine Bluff, Ark. He retired from Strong Manufacturing in 1989 and retired again in 2004 from Davis Trucking in Clifton. He was a member of Eagle Springs Baptist Church. Jack loved to hunt and, most of all, Nascar. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Joan Bass, brother Dale Taylor, an infant daughter Crystal Taylor, grandson Eric Fry and the mother to 4 of his children, Betty Lou Taylor. Jack loved God, his wife, grandchildren, and great grandchildren with all of his heart. Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Ginger Taylor; daughters, Denise Fry and husband Dennis of Magazine, Ark., Lee Ann Baize and husband Mike of Crawford; sons, Jack Taylor Jr. and wife Rita of Tupelo, Miss., Johnny Taylor and wife Tina of Oglesby, Dwayne White and wife Danielle of West Olive, Michigan, Jeff White and wife Elaine of Valley Mills; sister, Darlene Lancaster and husband Phillip; a brother, Derle Taylor of West Memphis, Ark.; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Jack Taylor Jr., Johnny Taylor, Dwayne White, Jeff White, Denise Fry, and Lee Ann Taylor. Please join us in remembering Jack by visiting our memorial at fossfuneralhome.com.
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