Obituary: Barbara Louise Taylor

Friday, April 30, 2010

Barbara Louise "Bobbie" Taylor, 80, of Chapel Hill, died Monday, April 26, 2010, in Nashville.

Mrs. Taylor was born in the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County. She was a graduate of Forrest High School, Class of 1947. Bobbie and her late husband were married Jan. 1, 1948, and started a registered Holstein dairy farm, which eventually became recognized as one of the state's best. She was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church in Bedford County.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Adelle Barnes Trout; husband, John Thomas Taylor; a sister, Pauline Hamilton; and a brother, J. B. Trout.

She is survived by four daughters, Dianne Taylor Gregg of State College, Pa., Carol Taylor Thompson of Cary, N.C., Connie Taylor of Austin, Texas, and Susan Taylor of Nashville; two sisters, Beth (Jerry) Meadows of Jackson, Miss. and Lillian (David) Smith of Memphis; five brothers, David (Elizabeth) Trout, Jerry Trout, and Ronnie (Annette) Trout, all of Holts Corner, Glenn (Marie) Trout of Chapel Hill, and Bill (Nina) Trout of Murfreesboro; grandchildren, Anthony (Lindsey) Chrestman and Jessica Chrestman; great-grandchildren, John, Michael, Amanda and Rachel Chrestman; and sister-in-law, Gladys Trout.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 29, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Melvin Collins officiating, followed by burial in Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill.