Obituary: Jo Farley Taylor


Jo Farley Taylor, age 89, of Springville, passed away on April 1, 2016. She was the secretary of New Hope Church and a founding member of the New Hope Independent Church. Mrs. Taylor was predeceased by a daughter, Lyn Gilliland, a granddaughter, Chrystal Blaylock and two brothers, Jim and Hoyt Farley.

Survivors include: her husband of 69 years, William R. Taylor; two daughters, Marta and husband, Tommy Frost and Stacy and husband, Ted Jackson, all of Springville; four grandchildren, Laura and husband, Jerry Abernathy, Rachel Tucker, Sarah and husband, Josh Simmons and T.J. and wife, Bethany Frost; ten great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were on April 5, 2016, at New Hope Church, at 11 a.m. Reverend Jim Marsh and Reverend William Burton officiated. Burial was at New Hope Cemetery, in Springville. Lemley Funeral Home was in charge.