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Funeral Service

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel
Tuesday November 16th, 2021

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Claire Reid Taylor

Virginia Claire Reid Taylor


Virginia Claire Reid Taylor, age 91, of 110 Todd Avenue, and widow of James Wilton “Bill” Taylor, Sr. passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021, at her home.

Born in Chester, she was a daughter of the late John Jones Reid and Florence McDaniel Reid. Claire was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Laurens.

She is survived by her son, James W. “Shot” Taylor, Jr. (Drenda) and her daughter, Ann Reid “Sissy” Taylor, both of Laurens; her grandchildren, Brian Scott Taylor (Raegan), James Eric Taylor (Beth) and Reid Hanley Taylor (Laura); and her great-grandchildren, Jordan, Grayson, MacKenzie, Lexi, Jack and Dylan.

In addition to her husband and parents, Claire was predeceased by her sister, Betty Jean Reid.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel by Rev. Daniel Eplee. A private burial will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary immediately following the memorial service.

The family will be at the home of her son, 204 Pinehaven Street, Laurens, SC 29360.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 203, Laurens SC 29360.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Kindred Healthcare and Kindred Hospice for the loving care given to Mrs. Taylor.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com

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A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Larry Nov 29 2021 6:10 AM

Sissy and Shot, So sorry to see of the passing of your Mother. My prayers are with you all.

Colleen Lovell Nov 15 2021 9:22 PM

Sissy, Shot, Drenda and Family, we are so sorry to hear of the death of your sweet Mother. May God grant you comfort and strength in the coming days. Our love to you!

Lynn & Barney Harris Nov 15 2021 7:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Sandra Laws Nov 15 2021 5:26 PM

Sissy, I'm very sorry on the loss of your mother. Joy always has spoken so highly of her and how much she enjoyed her company. Please accept my condolences to you and your family

Peggy Chandler Nov 15 2021 5:07 PM

Sissy and family, you are in my prayers. What a precious mama you had. I fondly remember her visiting her sweet sister. May you draw strength from Our LORD.

Judy Wilson Bickers Nov 15 2021 2:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Lynn M Starnes Nov 15 2021 7:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Sandra Laws Nov 14 2021 9:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Kathy Turner Nov 14 2021 7:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Claire Taylor

Delores and Bill Cain Nov 13 2021 6:53 PM

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