Rev. Lewis Taylor Jr.
The angelic hosts came for Rev. Lewis Taylor Jr. on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana, among loving family and devoted friends.
A viewing will be held Friday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, and from 3 to 7 p.m. at St John’s Baptist Church, 200 T.A. Carroll Ave. in Corsicana.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. in the Church On The Rock, 1470 Hwy. 14 North in Groesbeck. Rev. L.B. Perry will officiate and Rev. Reginald Edmonson will be the eulogist. Interment will follow at the Lone Star Cemetery in Groesbeck.
Rev. Lewis Taylor Jr. was born Oct. 25, 1935 in Kaufman, the second child of Lewis Taylor Sr. and Minerva Williams. He attended Kaufman public schools and was baptized in Corinth Baptist Church by Rev. Paul Curry. He married Delores Pill and later, Vivian Burgess. He was employed by U.S. Silica and retired in 1998. He was the pastor of St. John’s Baptist Church in Corsicana.
Lewis was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Pearlie Mae Watson and Merlene Williams.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Vivian Taylor, of Mexia; daughters, Corletta Renee’ Burgess and Jessica Lynn Taylor, both of Mexia; brothers, Robert Edmonson and wife Ollie B. and Charles Edmonson, all of Dallas, and Joe Edmonson of Corsicana; sisters, Gertrude Harris of Dallas, Jurline Greggs and husband Lawrence Sr., of Corsicana, and Ollie Mae Smith and husband Elcir of Malakoff; aunt, Betty McCoy of Dallas; grandchildren, Aiyana Cantu, Alexander (Bubba) Cantu and Akai Rogers; and good friend, Richard Johnson.
Moore’s Angelic Funeral Home, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, is serving the Taylor family.
Visit mooresangelic funeralhome.com to sign the guest book and light a candle.