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George Taylor

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George Taylor was born on June 9th, 1929, in Watson, Arkansas. He was the 9th child of Martha and Andrew Taylor. He was always considered a workaholic. Leaving Watson in June of 1951, arrived in and started working at the Wilson Packing House.

In November of 1952, George was drafted into the army, and served his country until October of 1954 after which he returned to the Wilson Packing House for five more years until they closed. Consolidated Foods was his employer for the next 15 years. George would then acquired a job at General Motors Corporation and retired as a welder in 1988.

In June of 1957 George married Ms. Helen D. Mosby, who preceded him in death in 1991. Together they raised their three loving children, Norleslie Bernard, Bruce Andre, and Janet Alane. Bruce joined his mother in the heavenly realm in 2014. His family always considered him to be a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

George joined in matrimony with Ms. Marion Anderson Graham in 2002.

George became a member of New Friendship Baptist Church in 1964 under the pastorship of Reverend Stroy Freeman where he became a deacon. Deacon Taylor worked as a custodian worker for the church as well as security.

Deacon Taylor’s was preceded in death by siblings Nela, Alonzo, Aldoria, Johnny, Lizzie, Cleophus, Andrew, Pierce, and Doree.

Deacon Taylor leaves in deep bereavement his loving wife, Deaconess Marion Taylor, children Norleslie (Debra), Janet (Eddie), godsons Richard Harris (Claudia), Victor Mitchell (Sandy) grandchildren Ti’ Akka, Brandi, Brian, and Nyeemah, great-great grandchildren; Melah, Kayla, Brian Jr., and Brendyn; great great great grandchildren Isabella and Aria, sisters-in- law Jaqueline Jones, and Maxine Anderson, many nieces, nephews, other relatives, his New Friendship Baptist Church family, and many friends.

Deacon Taylor realized what it meant to be Deacon and he was committed to being about our heavenly Father’s business. He found a joy in giving advice or counseling to young people who shared their many issues with him. His words to them always consisted of “Stay with the Lord, always do right and He will direct your path.” His words of wisdom, his strong prayers, and his voice leading the Doctor Watts song will be greatly missed.

In consideration of the safety of our guests and associates, Blake-Lamb Funeral Home will adhere to the current gathering restrictions in the state of Illinois, which allow 50 or fewer guests at services. The wake is open to all who knew and loved Deacon Taylor, though the number of guests inside at any one time is limited to 50. Proper social distancing must be practiced and all guests will be required to wear face masks at all times.

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LORRAINE STOCKTON-PEARSON

16 octobre , 2020

OMG what an awesome man of God. I've known him and that BIG smile for 56 yrs. Always the father figure. Always a kind word. Didn't take no stuff tho. Love 💘 you to pieces. Lorraine, Patrice, Eric and the grands. We love you dearly ❤ 💜 💖

Dawn Coleman

16 octobre , 2020

You were a gentle giant in the house of God and your presence will be missed! Praying for you, Family during this very diffcult time! Know that we loved Deacon Taylor and will miss him greatly!

Angela and Michael Mabry

16 octobre , 2020

When I first met Deacon Taylor I told my husband that he minded me of my grandfather. A tall , dark , and handsome gentleman. A God fearing man who always had a smile on his face. I thank you for the guidance you bestowed upon my husband. You will truly be missed.

Angela, Michael and Jaila Mabry

LaToya Williams

12 octobre , 2020

You will truly be missed a great man a God fearing man name Dec. George Taylor. His prayers began with the"Father of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob and ended with when we pack up our hymn books and Bible's will never be forgotten. He showed us what a real GOD fearing man looked like in his everyday life. Thank you for the great advice & being a great father figure. Rest well my tall TREE until we meet again. LaToya & family.

Janice Taylor

10 octobre , 2020

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Biographie

George Taylor was born on June 9th, 1929, in Watson, Arkansas. He was the 9th child of Martha and Andrew Taylor. As a young boy George was always busy working on the farm helping his parents in whatever task that he was needed in. During George’s younger days as well as his older days, he was always considered a workaholic. He left Watson in June of 1951, and came to Chicago to seek employment. In July of 1951 he started working at the Wilson Packing House, located at 41st and Ashland Avenue.

In November of 1952, George was drafted into the army, and served his country until October of 1954. After leaving the military, he returned to the Wilson Packing House to continue his position as a Bacon Press Operator for five years. The Wilson Packing House closed in 1955, so George sought employment with a company called with Consolidated Foods. He worked for this company for 15 years. On February 3, 1971, George started working for General Motors Corporation. On November 1, 1988, he retired from the company after being a welder for many years.

In June of 1957 George married Ms. Helen D. Mosby, who preceded him in death on May 31, 1991. Together they raised their three loving children, Norleslie Bernard, Bruce Andre, and Janet Alane. Bruce joined his mother in the heavenly realm on May 24, 2014. His family always considered him to be a loving husband, father, and grandfather.

George joined in matrimony with Ms. Marion Anderson Graham on February 16, 2002.

George became a member of New Friendship Baptist Church in 1964 under the pastorship of Reverend Stroy Freeman. A few months after joining New Friendship, Reverend Freeman asked him to be a Deacon in the church. He accepted the title, and it was a title that he cherished and fulfilled until his journey here on earth was completed.

Deacon Taylor worked as a custodian worker for the church from May of 1983 until January 2008. In September of 2008, he accepted the position as security for New Friendship. He held the security position for 3 years.

Deacon Taylor’s siblings who preceded him in death were Nela, Alonzo, Aldoria, Johnny, Lizzie, Cleophus, Andrew, Pierce, and Doree.

Deacon Taylor leaves in deep bereavement his loving wife, Deaconess Marion Taylor, one son, Norleslie (Debra) one daughter Janet (Eddie), two god sons Richard Harris (Claudia), Victor Mitchell (Sandy). Four grandchildren: Ti’ Akka, Brandi, Brian, and Nyeemah, four great-great grandchildren: Melah, Kayla, Brian Jr., and Brendyn: two great great great grandchildren Isabella and Aria, two sisters-in- law Jaqueline Jones, and Maxine Anderson also, many nieces, nephews, other relatives, his New Friendship Baptist Church family, and many friends.

Deacon Taylor realized what it meant to be Deacon and he was committed to being about our heavenly Father’s business. He found a joy in giving advice or counseling to young people who shared their many issues with him. His words to them always consisted of “Stay with the Lord, always do right and He will direct your path.” His words of wisdom, his strong prayers, and his voice leading the Doctor Watts song will be greatly missed.