Gary High School 1914-1978

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Nov 9, 1954-Oct 20, 2012

Gary High School  1973

Kathy Lynn Taylor

Kathy Lynn Taylor

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kathy Lynn Taylor, 57, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Princeton and McDowell County, died Saturday, October 20, 2012 at her residence.

Born November 9, 1954, in Welch, she was the daughter of Ruby Sexton Mitchell Beasley and the late Everett Lee Mitchell.

Kathy was a graduate of Gary High School and had advance training in secretarial school. While living in Princeton, she was employed as a secretary with Robert E. Holroyd Law Offices in Princeton.

Kathy loved her family dearly and will be sadly missed by her grandchildren.

Survivors include her mother and stepfather, Ruby and Roy Beasley of Princeton; two children, Bruce E. Taylor and his companion Tiffany of Bluefield, Jacquilyn Taylor of Knoxville Tenn.; her former husband and father of her children, Jackie Taylor of Crawley, W.Va.; grandchildren, Allana, Makira, Jada and Jackson Taylor; three sisters, Nancy Doyle and husband Jim of Princeton, Carolyn Schuermann and husband Claude of Winchester Va., Susan Barr and husband Charles “Chuck” of Woodberry, Minn.; and a very dear and devoted friend and family member of Kathy and her grandchildren for many years, Steven (Randy) Bishop.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Kathy Lynn Taylor will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Scott Hodge officiating.

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The Taylor family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.