Marjorie Elaine Gatlin Taylor, age 86 passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the NHC - Maury Regional Nursing Home in Columbia, TN. She was born on March 8, 1930 in Marshall County, TN to the late John Lee and Mattie Ernestine Layne Gatlin. After graduating high school Marjorie spent 42 years as a local Hairdresser.
She was married to the late Herbert Taylor who preceded her in death in March of 2013. Mrs. Taylor had a sister, Thelma Moore and two brother-in-laws, Clifford Taylor and Farris Taylor also preceded her in death.
Marjorie is survived by her two daughters, Debby (Chandler) Burton, Pulaski, TN, Cynthia Merrick, Nashville, TN, three grandsons, Tony (Donna) Burton, Cornersville, TN, Jeffery (Audra) Burton, Cornersville, TN, John (Becca) Merrick, Millersville, TN, one great-grandson, James Merrick, and four step-great-grandchildren, one sister, Brenda Wright, Petersburg, TN, one brother, Doug (Brenda) Gatlin, Dickson, TN, two sister-in-laws, Sara Clift, Marjorie Taylor, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be with the family on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home with burial to follow in the New Zion Cemetery in the Brick Church Community, Pulaski, TN. Pallbearers will be Tony Burton, Jeffery Burton, Jason Wright, Eddie Taylor, Rex Gatlin, and John Merrick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Judes Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Notes of condolences may be sent to www.billsmcgaugh.com.
Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family with their arrangements.