Lillie Mae Taylor, 79, of Chatom, passed away January 28, 2019 at Providence Hospital. She was born May 28, 1939 to Jempsy Powell and Ollie Mae White, both of whom preceded her in death. Chatom has been home to her family since her marriage to Alton Taylor in 1955. She retired from Washington County School after two decades of dedication as the cafeteria manager at the middle school. Along with her husband, she opened Taylor's Seafood Shop in Chatom. She was a devoted Christian and an active member of New Life Fellowship Church. She will be remembered as an "extraordinary cook." She enjoyed cooking for church occasions, community events, and especially for family and friends
She was preceded in death by her husband; brother, Woodsin Gilpin and sister, Roxie Flint.
She is survived by her children, Albert Taylor, Nathan Taylor, Lorraine (Jay) Scurry, Edward (Ann) Taylor; grandchildren, Paul (Michelle) Williams, Jerry (Michelle) Taylor, Britney Taylor; four great-grandchildren; brother, Jimmy Ray Powell and numerous other friends and relatives.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 1, 2019 at New Life Fellowship Church in Chatom with the Revs. Danny Wilson and Neal Taylor officiating. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Taylor Cemetery with Lathan Funeral Home directing.
Pallbearers will be Paul Williams, Taylor Williams, Jerry Taylor, John Nathan Taylor, Jason Williams and Daryl Powell.
Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.
Our thoughts & prayers will be with all the family today. Mrs. Taylor's kind smile will be missed. (So will her "seafood".)
Elvin & Janet LatonLaton Hill, AL
Sorry to hear about Mrs. Lillie Mae, sending my condolences to the family.
Dale SingletonChatom, AL
RIP my friend;Heaven has truly gained another angel. Prayers for peace for the family.
Margaret LukerMany, LA
She was one of the most loving ladies I have ever known. She was a friend and a sister-in- God.
Patsy DunnamMillry, AL
Rest in Peace Ms. Lillie Mae. My sympathies to the family.
Debbe ReynoldsBastrop, TX
I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Lillie Mae's passing. Your family will be in my thoughts.
Terry AtchisonMontgomery, AL
Such a sweet lady who was always laughing and just enjoyed life. We should all strive to be more like her.
Angie BentleyTheodore, AL
Aunt Lillie Mae, Was a true God send to so many people. R.I.P Aunt Lillie Mae, You are loved and will be missed.
Dawn ScottSemmes, AL
Mrs. Lillie Mae will be missed by many! She didn’t just talk the talk, she walked the walk! An inspiration to all that knew her. Our lost but Heaven’s gain! Praying for the family!
Teresa Laton GastonChatom, AL
I'm so sorry to hear about your Mother , You all are in my Prayers
Charlotte RossTibbie, AL