Mrs. Martha Taylor Thoreson, 76, died Saturday April 5, 2014 at the Select Specialty Hospital in Gainesville, FL. she was the daughter of the late Clara Taylor. She is preceded in death by one daughter Jeannie Race. She had made Lake City her home for the past thirty years after moving here from South Florida. She was a member of Old Providence Baptist Church and enjoyed collecting clocks and was an Avid Clemson Tiger Fan.
She is survived by her husband of fifty-nine years John Thoreson, Lake City, FL; one son Tony Thoreson (Linda) Hollywood, FL; one daughter Angela Norris Lake City, FL; two brothers Carol Hughes (Jan) Arizona; Ben Hughes (Barbara) Simpsonville, S.C.; four sisters Peggy Lucas (Jerry) Columbia, S.C.; Linda Jones (Clark) Travelers Rest, S.C.; Estella Sullivan (Frank) Simpsonville, S.C.; Ellen Lemke (Charles) Greenville, S.C. seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.
Memorial service for her will be held Friday April 11, 2014 at 3:00 P.M. in Old Providence Baptist Church with Reverend Kenneth Edenfield officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of DeEs-Parrish Family Funeral Home Lake City, FL. 458 South Marion Avenue Lake City, FL 32025. Please sign guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com