HICKORY FLAT – Billy W. Taylor, 74, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Billy was born March 11, 1940, in Oxford to J.B. and Lucille Taylor. He was an honorably discharged Army veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He received three Purple Hearts and other honors.
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Services will be at 2 p.m. today, July 22, 2014, at Serenity-Simmons Chapel in New Albany. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery at Potts Camp. Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of arrangements.
He leaves loving memories with his wife, Lottie Taylor of Hickory Flat; five children, Donald Taylor and Tammy Gillentine of Oxford, Lonnie (Rebecca) Ash Jr., Donna Holmes and Sandra Skelton of Hickory Flat; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, William Lynn Taylor.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time today.
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New Albany, MS 38652
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on July 22, 2014