Wessie Taylor

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 31, 2009

Wessie Harrell Taylor, 81, of Virginia Avenue, died Saturday, December 26, 2009 in Sentara Obici Hospital, Suffolk, Va.
Born in Chowan County, she was retired from Lipton Tea and a member of Beulah Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Carolyn Taylor Atherton of Sunbury and Aurora, Colo.; a brother, John Harrell of Columbia, SC; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral was held Wednesday, Dec. 30 at Beulah Baptist Church. Rev. Joe Cockrell officiated. Burial followed in Damascus Christian Church Cemetery.
Friends may join the family at the residence.
Memorial contributions can be made to Beulah Baptist Church in care of Mary Ellen Briggs, 421 Acorn Hill Road, Sunbury, NC 27979.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.
Miller Funeral Home, Gatesville, is handling the arrangements.