Vivian Hortense Taylor
Vivian Hortense Taylor, 88, of Roanoke Rapids passed away on Friday, October 11, 2013. She was the daughter of the late George Buck Taylor and Bessie King Taylor.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ethel Edwards and her husband, RAO; her brothers, R.L. ''Tom'' Taylor and his wife, Beatty, Jarvis E. Taylor and his wife, Ellen, Levi T. Taylor, Raymond M. Taylor and his wife, Margaret; her brother-in-law, Calvin L. ''Bo'' Batton; and her nephew, Bob Edwards and his wife, Betty.
She is survived by her sister, Lois Taylor Batton, of Roanoke Rapids; her brother, Edward W. Taylor and his wife, Mable, of Raleigh; her nieces, Janet Marshburn and her husband, Robert, of Raleigh, Penny Rudolph and her husband, David, of Israel, Kristie Monteque and her husband, Bill, of Goldsboro, Debra Wright and her husband, Douglas, of Roanoke Rapids, Katherine Morgan and her husband, Danny, of Pauley’s Island, SC; her nephews, Steve Taylor and his wife, Millie, of Roanoke Rapids, Craig Taylor and his wife, Ann, of Richmond, VA., Michael Taylor and his wife, Donna, of Chapel Hill, Jeffrey Taylor and his wife, Cathy, of Alexandria, VA., Barry Taylor of Lexington, NC, Edward Taylor, Jr. and his wife, Laura, of Alexandria, VA., and Felix Batton of Cornelius, NC.
Vivian was a 1943 graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School. She worked for the Civil Service as a Varityper and was a member of First Christian Church in Roanoke Rapids. She was an avid walker and spent many hours each day enjoying this hobby.
Graveside services will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery, officiated by Rev. Bane Angles. The family will receive friends after the service at the cemetery.