Mrs. Ann Atkinson Taylor


Mrs. Ann Atkinson Taylor, 83, of Exmore, wife of the late Fletcher Lee “Jr” Taylor III, passed away Jan. 7, 2019, at Riverside Shore Memorial in Onancock.

Born Nov. 2, 1935, in Pocomoke City, Md., she was the daughter of the late Franklin B. Atkinson and Virginia Bayly Bryd.

Mrs. Taylor is survived by her eldest son, Don Williams and his wife, Betty, of Hebron, Md., and youngest daughter, Luci Austin and her husband, Gary, of Hopkinsville, Ky. Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by a daughter, Margaret “Peggy” Tyler; a son, Jeffrey “Jeff” Bruce Taylor. She is also survived by stepchildren, Mary Lee Marshall and her husband, Alfred, and Buddy Taylor and his wife, Ruby; and grandchildren, Charles Tyler and his wife, Jessica, and their daughters, Kaley and Emma, of Chincoteague, Donnie Tyler and his children, Ryan Tyler and Joanne Carman, Glenn Williams and his wife, Roni Gail, of Ocean City, Md., Natalie Matthews and her children, Adriana, Landon, Ethan and Kyra, of Hebron Md., Jeffrey Bruce Taylor and his wife, Marcella, and their sons, Aiden and Oliver, of Charleston, S.C., Jade Callazzo and her husband, John, of Delaware, and Walter Prince and his wife, Charlee, and their children, Hunter, Hayden, and Hensley, of Ludowici, Ga.; and Mrs. Taylor was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tiffany Ann Prince.

Being an only child, Mrs. Taylor so appreciated and dearly loved her family and friends. She leaves behind a special friend, Jackie Annis, and all her other loving friends from her church family at Maranatha Baptist Church in Exmore, of which she was a member, and Pastor Mike Muender who all helped her in her journey. Mrs. Taylor knew no strangers and became friends with all whom she met and had an abundance of love to give. Her love will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

A 2 p.m. service will be held Friday, Jan. 11, at Thornton’s Funeral Home, Parksley, with a visitation at 1 p.m. Interment will be graveside at Parksley Cemetery. Pastor Freddie Ward will officiate.

Arrangements were made by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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