Waltine D. Taylor, 101, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 in the Appling HealthCare System. Waltine was born May 1, 1912 in Emanuel County. She was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Taylor was the former owner and operator of Taylor Grocery. Her husband, Henry Albert Taylor, preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters and son-in-law, Christine Hutcheson of Baxley and Maxine and Buddy Bivens of Bryon; two sons and daughter-in-law, Clifton and Mary Lee Taylor of Savannah and Cecil Taylor of Baxley; 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31 at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating and a eulogy was given by Chris Taylor. Interment followed in church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Mitchell Taylor, Tony Carter, David Taylor, Darrell Taylor, Michael Hutcheson and Eric Carter.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Kim Hall, Kim Sweeney, Kara Rentz, Samantha Carter and the Rev. Tommy Daniels.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.