Obituary of Patricia B. Taylor
Patricia Bryant �Pat� Taylor, age 66, of George Eggers Road, Banner Elk, died Thursday morning, April 17, 2008 at Watauga Medical Center. She was born June 25, 1941 in Marion County, South Carolina to David Samuel and Elsie Smith Bryant. Pat was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Boone. She formerly owned and operated Log House Florist and Patricia�s High Country Florist and was co-owner of the Big Ridge Tree Farm. Mrs. Taylor was a loving wife and mother. She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Thad Arney Taylor; four daughters, Gail Howe & husband Alan and Connie Gioscio and husband Frank, all of Boone, Sylvia Wilson and husband Edward of Granite Falls and Cheryl James and husband Craig of Wise, Va.; three sons, Ronnie Taylor and wife Martha of Hudson, Eddie Taylor and wife Becky of Patterson and Greg Taylor of Hudson; nine grandchildren, David Spalding, Lynsy Howe, Lauren and Frankie Gioscio, Scott, Matt and Andy Wilson, Kasey Taylor and Matt Taylor; and two great grandchildren, Cayley and Leah Wilson; one brother, Hugh Bryant and wife Lib of Sumter, SC; and three sisters, Margaret Byrant Denny and husband Gene of Conway, SC, Linda Bryant Lynn and Joe Dubois of Marion, SC and Judy Bryant Phillips and husband Bill of Pineville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, David, Alton, Ira and Larry Bryant and two sisters, Libby Bryant Lively and Ila Mae Bryant Hayes. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 3 o�clock at Grace Lutheran Church in Boone, officiated by Pastor Tim Smith and Vicar Dave Wegner. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2 until 3 o�clock, one hour prior to services, at the church. Graveside rites and burial will follow Sunday evening at 5 o�clock at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to the Grace Lutheran Church Building Fund, 115 East King Street, Boone, NC 28607.