Noxie Taylor

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A Celebration of Life Service for Mr. Noxie Taylor, 90, will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2016, at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, with Dr. Derek Staples and the Rev. Bob White officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 12-2 p.m. prior to the service. Mr. Taylor went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Louise Valentine Taylor; one daughter, Linda Taylor Whitley; two sons, Buster (Mary) Taylor and Fred (Phyllis) Taylor; five grandchildren, Joy Taylor Knight, Bryan Marc Taylor, Christina Taylor Russell, David Alan Taylor and Jamie Whitley Smith; ten great-grandchildren; three sisters, Berdelle Taylor Campbell, Jean Taylor Erickson and Gay Taylor O'Neil; one brother, Lynn Wallace (Maerease) Taylor; and numerous nieces and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be the Tom Padgett Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church of Jacksonville. He graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Agricultural Science. While working with the Mississippi Extension Service, he felt called into the ministry and graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master's Degree in Sacred Music. Mr. Taylor was active in the music ministry for 70 years in churches throughout the Southeast. When he retired in 1989, he was the oldest active Minister of Music in the state of Alabama. After retirement, Mr. Taylor was active in volunteer missions in the United States and abroad, served in several interim ministry positions, and continued farming, gardening, beekeeping and woodworking, all the while serving his church and community with his time, talent and wisdom. Mr. Taylor was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville and was a WWII Naval Veteran. Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by parents, William Wallace Taylor and Annie Berdelle Sanderson Taylor; his grandparents, Bennie Jones and Willie Brown Sanderson and Roxie Wallace and William Julius Taylor; and one sister, Beatrice Taylor. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to be made to the Missions Budget at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville, P.O. Box 400, Jacksonville, AL 36265 or to the Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center, 1314 Shocco Springs Road, Talladega, AL 35160. Online condolences to the family at K.L. Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Center 322 Nisbet St., N.W., Jacksonville, AL 36265 256-435-7042
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K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory
322 Nisbet Street NW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 435-7042
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Published in The Anniston Star on July 29, 2016
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