Florence Morning News, Wed. 22 Jan 1958, column 7: Deaths and Funerals
Thomas M Taylor
Funeral services for Thomas M. Taylor, 42, will be conducted at 2 p.m. in The Church of God by the Rev. E? W. Black, pastor, and Dr. E. E. Colvin, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church. Burial will be at St. David's Cemetery in Cheraw.
Active pallbearers will be Ralph M. Bailey, Lonnie Taylor, Charlie Carter, A. M. Weatherford, Muldrow Moore and Jerome Moore. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Lundy, Robert J. Thornton, Leo Matthews, Bright Howell, D. D. Hudson, James Williams and Johnny Foster.
Mr. Taylor died Monday enroute to a local hospital. He made his home at 610 Rose Ave.
A native of Florence, Mr. Taylor was born February 2, 1915, a son of the late Gary and Madie Moore Taylor of Evergreen. At the time of his death he was employed by Tom Lundy Floor Covering Co. He previously worked with Florence Dehydration Plant and as a saleman for the Rainwater Furniture Co., Cheraw.
Mr. Taylor was twice married. His first marriage was to the former Geneva Wilson of Cheraw who died 17 years ago. From this marriage survives a daughter, Mrs. J. W. Cassidy of Cheraw. His second marriage was to the former Ena [Eva?] Bass of Florence who died in 1949. Surviving in addition to his daughter are a sister, Mrs. G. E. Hudson, and a brother, Girlie L Taylor, Florence; three half-sisters, Mrs. Robert J. Bryant of Jewitt City, Conn., Mrs. Ralph Cox and Miss Maria Taylor, Florence; three half-brothers, Gary D. Taylor, Brantley Victor Taylor, Barney D. Taylor, Florence, and his step-mother, Mrs. Allie T. Sanders, Florence.
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