2018-07-04 / Obituaries

Monroe Taylor


Monroe Taylor, 73, passed away June 26, 2018, at his residence, 6985 US Highway 27 S., Blakely, Ga.

Mr. Taylor was born in Shel lman, Ga., Oct. 5, 1947, to the late X-M Taylor Sr. and Nancy Shattles Taylor. He was a member of Cuba Presbyterian Church and he was retired from Southeast Forestry as a foreman.

Other than his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Marie Taylor, Alice Chambliss and Hattie Taylor; and three brothers,

Rufus Taylor, Jack Taylor and Sammy Shattles.

Survivors include his wife, Annette Peterson Taylor; one daughter, Tina Nicole and Jeremy Vickers; two sons, Jimmy Ray and Debbie Taylor and James “Jamie” Monroe and Shelby Taylor, all of Blakely; six brothers, Fred Taylor, X-M “Bea” Taylor Jr., Frank and Ellen Taylor, all of Blakely, David Taylor of Bainbridge, Ga., Dave Bruner of Edison, Ga., and Chad Haley of Dothan, Ala.; two sisters, Theresa Hester and Denise Hancock of Milledgeville, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Seth, Blayne Taylor and Brooke, and Brantly Taylor, Logan Stanley, Cealy Santos and Tucker Vickers, Jesse Cleveland and Ansley Vickers; and one great-grandchild, Caseton Liles.

The funeral service was held Friday, June 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Manry- Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home in Blakely with Rev. Richard Hawks and Rev. Jackie Williams officiating. Burial was in the Bush Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were David “Skinchy” Chambliss, Shane Taylor, Scott Taylor, Steve Taylor, Charles Lovering and Terry Johnson.

Honorary pallbearers were David “Badeye” Chambliss, Greg Grimes, Toby Warr, Woody Warr, Kenneth Tiner, Ray Jordan, Randy Peterson, Sterling Jones and Ronnie Williams.

Visitation was Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Cuba Presbyterian Church, Blakely, GA 39823.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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