TAYLOR, MARY ELEANOR WALLER - age 81, of Knoxville, went home to be with the Lord December 27, 2013 at Tennova Residential Hospice.
She was a 43 year member of Centerpointe Baptist Church (formerly Second Baptist Church), taught Sunday School for 60 years, employed by Standard Knitting Mill for almost 30 years, and the Knox County School System for 9 years, and 1950 graduate of Knoxville High School.
She was preceded in death by her father, Walworth McCurnth Waller; mother, Marylou Shields Bull Waller; brother, Richard E. Waller; sisters, Edna Bishop, Esther Galyon, Maxie Spiller, and June Parker.
Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Arden and Diane Taylor of Gray, TN, Allan and Linda Taylor of Woodstock, GA, Stan and Pam Taylor, Jeff and Tami Taylor all of Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Celia Brewer, Shirley Kerr and husband Wayne; sister-in-law, Wanda Johnson Waller; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:30 pm Monday at Centerpointe Baptist Church, 2909 North Broadway Knoxville, TN 37917 with a funeral service to follow at 7:30 pm, Reverend Arden Taylor officiating.
The family and friends will meet 10:45 am Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery for a graveside service and interment at 11:00 am. Active pallbearers: Jake Taylor, Caleb Taylor, Brock Tharpe, Allen Hinton, Ross Ramsey, and Michael Mackey. Honorary pallbearers: Wayne Kerr, Ben Webb, Robb Seahorn, and Jason Nave.
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