Obituary: Shefton Eburn Taylor


Shefton Eburn Taylor, 91, of Oden Ridge, AL died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Ola Murcks Taylor; his parents Elam and Elsie Turney Taylor; brothers Coolidge and Loyd Taylor; and sister Clarissa Henderson.

Shefton is survived by his daughters Carol Brown (Vic), Melissia Taylor, Theresa Taylor, and Melvie Holmes (Joel); son Carl Taylor (Donna); eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 from noon until the celebration of Mr. Taylor’s life, which will begin at 2 p.m. at Mt. View Baptist Church in Oden Ridge. Burial will follow at a private family site.

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Moss Service Funeral Home directing.