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Wilma Burks Taylor
Date of Death or Service Aug 9, 2016
Wilma Burks Taylor

 A celebration of life service for Wilma Burks Taylor, age 88 of Dickson will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 from the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Steven Lee officiating.  Interment will follow in the Williams Addition of Union Cemetery. Visitation with the famiy will be Thursday August 11th from 4 to 8 PM and on Friday from 11 AM until time of service. Pallbearers are James Richard Arnold, Jr., Lee A. Mathis, Andrew Taylor, Robert Scarlett, Thomas Shelton, and Scott Lee.  For those desiring, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Christian Life Center or to the charity of one’s choice.

Mrs. Taylor died Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at NHC of Dickson.  Born in Stantonville, McNairy Co., Tennessee, Wilma was the daughter of the late Ocie and Grace Dee Tedford Burks.  She was married for 52 years to Ralph Andrew Taylor who preceded her in death in 2001.  In addition to being a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother, she enjoyed a 38-year career with the Dickson County Board of Education.  She was Administrative Assistant to several of the Dickson County School Superintendents.  In her “spare time” she was an avid bridge player and will be missed by many of her fellow players.  She has been a faithful member of Dickson First United Methodist Church for more than 60 years.

Survivors include her son, Ralph Burks Taylor, Dickson; her daughter, Jayne Taylor Scarlett and her husband, Robert, Dickson; one sister, Tina Cain, Counce, TN; and her grandson, Andrew Warren Taylor, Dickson.


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