NEW BERN - Betty High Taylor, 80 of New Bern passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.
Betty was a dedicated member of Colony Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents Oscar and Mary High; husband, James Elery Taylor; daughter, Paula Darlene Taylor; two brothers, Herman High and Charles High.
She is survived by her son, James E.Taylor, Jr. of New Bern; two daughters, Sherry Bouher of New Bern and Terrie Jeanine Taylor of Chadbourn; one brother Jerry High of Whiteville; two sisters, Lucille Hooks and Margaret Jernigan both of Whiteville; six grandchildren, James E. "Trey" Taylor III, Erin Elizabeth Taylor, Tammy Jeanine Heath, Kenneth A. "Jamie" Melton, Jr., James Lee Bouher and Taya Bouher ; 4 great grandchildren.
Services will be at 11A.M. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Colony Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Cotten Funeral Home Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Arrangements by Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory.