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Jean B. Taylor

Jean B. Taylor

April 25, 1937 - December 9, 2017     Age: 80

Mrs. Jean B. Taylor, age 80, of Fernandina Beach passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Baptist Medical Center-Nassau.

She was born on April 25, 1937 in Fitzgerald, GA to the late Willis D. and Hazel C. (Mendell) Barnes.

She grew up in Fitzgerald having been raised by George and Gladys Kilgore.

She graduated from Fitzgerald High School in 1956 and then married Jimmy Ray Taylor in 1958.  They moved to Fernandina in 1961 where she went to work for the Nassau County School System as a Cafeteria attendant.  Later, she was associated for many years at Kmart as a sales person.

Mrs. Taylor was a longtime member of the North 14th Baptist Church .

She is preceded in death by her brother James “Buddy” Barnes and her sister Donnette Mobley.

She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Jimmy R. Taylor of Fernandina Beach, FL, children; D. Glynn and Debi Taylor of Jacksonville, FL, Mike and Susie Taylor of Fernandina Beach, FL, Stephen and Mandi Taylor of Kingsland, GA, and Sissy Lyle of Fernandina Beach, FL.  She also leaves behind her grandchildren; Hunter Taylor, Nathan Taylor, Kadence Taylor and longtime special friend and neighbor, Sherry Sutton.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard with Reverend Noel Roberts officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday evening at Oxley-Heard

She will be laid to rest in Hughes Cemetery in Yulee, FL.

Memorials may be made in her name to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children c/o Morocco Shrine Temple, 3800 St. John’s Bluff, Jacksonville, FL.  32224

14 Condolences

  • Joni Reid Posted December 9, 2017 6:34 pm

    No doubt, heaven has gained another angel today.
    She had a life well lived.
    She will be missed by many for her wonderful cooking and kind heart.
    May you rest in eternal peace, Jean.

  • Joe and Barbara LYLE Posted December 10, 2017 3:21 pm

    Jean, you will always be fondly remembered. We love you and will miss you but also know you are happy and pain free with Jesus. Our love and condolences to the Taylor family!

  • Vicky Farris Posted December 11, 2017 4:57 am

    Mrs, Taylor will truly be missed. R.I.P. My prayers to the Taylor family!

  • Belinda Nease Posted December 11, 2017 10:35 pm

    There will never be another Jean Taylor. Her unselfish giving to all she loved will be a memory that we will always cherish. We will miss you Mrs. Taylor.

  • judy campbell Posted December 11, 2017 11:16 pm

    So sorry for your loss Taylor Family..as big as the void in your lives celebrate hers…for when you’ll were happy she was happy. Todays loss is heavens gain..she will be waiting with open arms.

  • Carlese Carroll Posted December 12, 2017 7:44 am

    Aunt Jean! I know your in Heaven! Give Donna Jean, Danny, Buddy, Donnette, And Hazel a hug for me!

  • katheryn burrows Posted December 12, 2017 10:25 am

    Your bright smile and infectious laugh will be missed by all. Heaven”s gain is our loss and our prayers are with all of your family at this time.

  • Employees of Taylor & White, Inc. Posted December 12, 2017 12:19 pm

    Condolences to all the family members and friends of Jean. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow.

  • Tammy Lewis of Taylor & White, Inc. Posted December 12, 2017 12:24 pm

    Jean will be remembered as one of the sweetest women I came to know. Heaven rejoices with happiness. I, however am sad that our Earth has lost such a kind soul. May the family know that her kindness reached far and wide and filled many hearts with love, including mine. Blessings to all that morn her passing-We shall see her again!

  • Darlene Nunez-Pittman Posted December 12, 2017 12:45 pm

    Our family wants to extend our deepest condolences to the Taylor family. Mrs. Jean was a very exceptional lady. May God bless you all with His love and most sincere comfort.

  • Toni and Harold Bennett Posted December 12, 2017 1:29 pm

    I will miss Mrs. Jean Taylor very much. I would say she probably had the biggest heart of anyone I know. My thoughts and prayers are with Slim, Glenn and Mike and their families.

  • Robert & Janie White Posted December 12, 2017 1:53 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing. She was a sweet lady with a big heart. May the memories you have bring you God’s peace during this difficult time.

  • Shirley Kilgore Posted December 12, 2017 9:01 pm

    So very sorry about the lost of your sweet aunt Jean . I know how much you loved her Moma Di.

  • Angie Adams Posted December 18, 2017 10:06 am

    Mr. Taylor, I am so sorry to hear about your wife’s passing. I just found out yesterday when I stopped by the Moose Lodge. My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. “Death can only part you from the person temporarily till finally you reunite with them in heaven forever”.

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