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Taylor, Odessa Meadows

2007-05-19 23:06:29

EDEN — Odessa Meadows Taylor, age 82, of 319 W. Aiken Road, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday morning, May 19, 2007. Odessa was born in Patrick County, Va. to the late Roy A. Meadows Sr. and Delphia Lawson Meadows. She was retired from Karastan Rug Mill.

Survivors include a sister, Preston James of Stoneville; daughter, Barbara T. Adkins and husband Harold of Eden; sons, Roy M. “Butch” Taylor Jr. and special friend Janice Harlukowicz of Graham and James Michael “Mike” Taylor of Richmond, Va.; former daughter-in-law, Brenda Belton Taylor; grandsons, Shane and Josh Adkins and Dwight and Jonathan Taylor; granddaughter, Jennifer Allen; great-grandchildren, Manuel, Jaima, Lane, Paige and Sarah; and special caregiver, Jill Slaughter.

Besides her parents, Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Maynard Taylor Sr.; a brother, Roy A. Meadows Jr.; and her sisters, Nancy Johnston and, most recently, Elsie Mullis.

The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at her beloved church, Trinity Wesleyan Church and entombment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held Monday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Fair Funeral Home in Eden and other times at the home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


The Times News, Burlington NC

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