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Dorothy Taylor

May 27, 1935 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Dorothy Ann Chaffin Taylor, 85, of Blountville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Christian Care Center of Bristol.  Born in Mineral Springs, AR on May 27, 1935, a daughter of the late Ora Franklin and Ada Mae Worley Chaffin, she had resided in Blountville for the last 30 years, having moved from Bristol.  She married George Edward Taylor Sr. on December 17, 1952 in Whitesburg, KY.  She will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, nana, aunt and friend who loved bird watching, sewing, crocheting, cooking and going to the Jam to listen to music.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Christian Care Center of Bristol and to all of their staff.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Taylor Sr.; son, George Edward “Eddie” Taylor Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Blizard; and 2 brothers.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Howard “Mike” Taylor of Bristol, TN; 5 grandchildren, Kori Taylor, Dale Taylor, Laura McMillan and husband, Kevin, Adam Taylor and Aaron Taylor; 2 great-grandchildren, Cadence and Kimberlyn; many nieces and nephews; several great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1-3:00 pm on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport with Russ Pearson officiating.  The funeral service will follow at 3:00 pm.  Burial will follow at 4:00 pm at Gunnings Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make memorial contributions to Christian Care Center of Bristol, 2830 Highway 394, Bristol, TN 37617.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 13, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
117 E. Charlemont Ave.
Kingsport, TN 37660

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 13, 2020

3:00 PM
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport
117 E. Charlemont Ave.
Kingsport, TN 37660

Video is available for this event


Burial
Saturday
June 13, 2020

Gunnings Cemetery
4851 TN-126
Blountville, TN 37617

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