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Funeral services for Sylvia Taylor, 88, of Cullman, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow in New Hope No. 2 Cemetery, Rev. Etsil Riddle officiating.
Cullman Funeral Home directing.
Mrs. Taylor was born Sept. 18, 1928, to Robert David and Virginia Estelle Martin Blackwood. She passed away on July 3, at her residence. Sylvia was a member of Oak Level Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hubert Otis "Joe" Taylor; sisters, Ruth (Perry) White and Gearldean (Leon) Goodwin; brothers, Roy (Virginia) Blackwood and Billy (Betty) Blackwood; and a great-great-granddaughter, Alissa Paradise Michelle Stager.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Gibson; two sons, Jack (Kay) Taylor and Ed (Vicky) Taylor; two sisters, Faynell (Jim) Rosenbalm and Nedra (Kenneth) Smith; brother, Eual (Hilda) Blackwood; five grandchildren, David Firlik, Jennifer Obblish, Kelly Jo Firlik, Joe Taylor and Kristy Gibbs; 11 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Published on July 5, 2017
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