Allen Taylor, Sr. Magee, MS Allen passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family.
Allen was born on January 27, 1932, in Crystal Springs, MS. He is preceded in death by his, parents D.B. Taylor and Lena Taylor of Crystal Springs and his only brother, J.E Taylor and 2 sisters Mary Frances Claar and Betty Brewer. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruby Faye (Parrish) Taylor and children, Charlotte Wingard (Roy) of Jackson, Sharon Hartfield of Pearl, Barbara Haley of Magee, Joyce Ainsworth (Glenn) of Brandon, Teresa Blanton (Berry) of Pearl and one son, Allen Taylor Junior of Magee, 26 Grandchildren who knew and loved him as “Big Papa” and 36 Great Grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
As a young man, Allen was a farmer and produce broker. In later years he developed a love for cattle and added cattle farming to his long list of business ventures. He served in the Armed Forces during the Korean War. He is a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church in Magee where he accepted Jesus into his heart and was baptized at the age of 76. The love of our Heavenly Father is and will continue to be amazing to us and we are very thankful to know that it is never too late nor are we too old to experience the life-changing touch of the Savior. What a sweet reflection we see as Jesus welcomes our daddy into his heavenly home.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 27, 2019, at Pine Grove Baptist Church from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on with the celebration of life service immediately following presided by Brother Bill Blair.
Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.