- Last Updated on 08:11 AM 10/07/09
Mrs. Beatrice Ferrell Taylor of 7878 Forest Hill Avenue, Richmond, formerly of Halifax County, died Thursday, Oct. 1 at Chippenham Medical Center at the age of 89.
Mrs. Taylor was born in Halifax County April 9, 1920 to the late Mr. Wynman Ferrell and Mrs. Laura Eldridge Ferrell. She was married to the late Mr. John Taylor.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Beatrice T. Timberlake of Staunton; three sons, Mr. John Taylor Jr. of Decatur, GA, Mr. Marshall Taylor of Charlottesville and Mr. Calvin Taylor of PA; seven grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by five brothers, Mr. Eddie Ferrell, Mr. Jack Ferrell, Mr. Marshall Ferrell, Mr. Harrison Ferrell and Mr. Alfred Ferrell; and one step-sister, Ms. Susan Ferrell.
Funeral services for Mrs. Taylor will be held Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. at Crawford House Chapel with Rev. Harold Watkins officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery, South Boston.
The family will receive friends Thursday at the service.
Public viewing for Mrs. Taylor will be today at the Crawford House Chapel from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, 2000 North Main Street, South Boston.