Mrs. Dorothy M. Vahl Taylor, 75, of Hazlehurst, died Aug. 13 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia.
Mrs. Taylor was born Dec. 15, 1945, in Cook County, Illinois.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank Leonard Vahl and Katherine Ann Evangelista Vahl, sister, Delores Vahl Perkins, and grandson, Trace Lawrence Lee. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker and caregiver. She loved crocheting, painting, reading and was always cooking and sewing for her family. At one time she operated an in-house daycare and enjoyed caring for those babies. She also enjoyed keeping up with family and friends on Facebook.
Survivors include her husband, Terry Dan Taylor of Hazlehurst; sons, Joseph Adam Taylor of Hazlehurst and Daniel Robert Taylor (Mandi) of Hazlehurst; daughters, Victoria Marie Taylor Davis (Rodney) of Hazlehurst, Deborah Taylor Rowland (Shawn) of Hazlehurst, Barbara Ann Smith (Brad) of Savannah and Terri Diane Taylor of Hazlehurst; grandchildren, Abbi Taylor, Brett Taylor, Ashton Taylor, Annalynn Taylor, Rayne Davis, Hailey Herrington, Madison Pitts, Miles Rowland, Kerrington Rowland, Izzy Smith, Paxton Smith, Carsynn Taylor, Graci Taylor, Zoie Taylor, Kross Taylor, Maclay Taylor, and Grey Taylor; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
Services were held Aug. 18 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Brazzell and her son, Joe Taylor officiating. Interment followed in Liberty Community Church Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Sheryl Copeland P.A, Donna Norris, special nieces and nephews, Deborah Anderson, Karen Emerick, Tony Perkins, Kathy NeeSmith, Krissy Oliver, Dottie Hutcheson and Connie Durrence.
Active pallbearers were Ashton Taylor, Cody Heath, Cole Yawn, Matt Rowell, Carsynn Taylor and Miles Rowland.
To sign the online registry, visit wainrightparlor.com
Wainright Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.