The News: LYNCHBURG, VA

2 April, 1918 Page 6 Col. 6

Funeral of Mr. John T. Taylor

The funeral services of Mr. John T. Taylor, who died Friday at St. Petersburg, Fla., were held yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the residence, 77 Federal street, the body having arrived from Florida about 3:35 p.m. The services were conducted by Rev. Dr. John Hannon, assisted by Rev. Dr. George E. Brooker and Rev. J.C. robertson. The hymns "Jesus, Lover of My Soul" and "Home of the Soul" were sung at the house by Messrs. Malcolmn Gannaway and Lewis Campbell, and Mrs.John M. Otey and Mrs.Frank Jones, who also sang the hymn "How Firm a Foundation" at the grave in Spring Hill cememtery.
All the children and grandchildren of Mr. Taylor were at the funeral except Mr. O.H.Taylor and family, of Nevada. Among those who atteded were the officers of Kirkwood-Otey Chapter, U. D. C. and a handsome floral design was sent by the chapter.
The active pallbearers were: Earl O. Slaughter, Ralph E. Slaughter, J. Osborn Taylor, Jr., Daniel L. Taylor, Jr., John T. Poindexter and Samuel F. Poindexter, Jr., all the grandsons of the deceased.
The Honorary pallbearers were: I.H. Adams, Jr., E. E. Menefee, John W. Childs, N. H. Lavinder, John BellWinfree, Dr. John W. Dillard, Major James T. Yates, S. B. Rucker, E. B. Ewart, John D. Oglesby,
R. W. Younger, Maury R. Good, major Stephen P. Halsey and George L. Fleming.

Submitted by: Armand and Valerie Pena