Mary Edwards Taylor, age 84, died Wednesday evening at Duke Medical Center. Mary was born in Mars Hill, NC to the late Bryan W. and Adeline Gibbs Edwards. She was a member of Yates Baptist Church and was a very enthusiastic sports spectator for UNC football and basketball teams.
Mary is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 60 years, Alvin B. “Al” Taylor of Durham; her son, Roger E. Taylor of Athens, GA; her grandsons, Baxter C. Taylor and Maxwell G. Taylor; and nephew Michael J. Davis.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, December 31st, at Yates Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Don Gordon and Rev. John Frederick presiding.
Friends may visit one hour prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM in the church sanctuary.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Yates Baptist Church, 2819 Chapel Hill Rd., Durham, NC 27707; or to a charity of one’s choice.
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Arrangements for the Taylor family are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service in Durham.