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Elizabeth J. Taylor: Oct. 24, 2015

ALBANY — Elizabeth Jean Taylor, 77, of 204 Mockingbird Drive, Americus, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with cancer. A native of Rochester, N.H., she was born April 11, 1938, the daughter of the late Howard and Mary Drapeau.The Taylor family relocated from New Hampshire to Americus in 1978.
Mrs. Taylor was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Red Hat Society, the Newcomers Club, Silver Sneakers and was a volunteer at Magnolia Manor. She loved reading and her daily devotion was a very important part of her life. She also enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren. She was a lifelong homemaker and dedicated to her family. After her children were grown, she worked part-time for several years at the Americus Times-Recorder.
Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday, Oct.  27, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Francis Gillespie officiating, with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel. The family suggests memorial contributions to be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 332 S. Lee St., Americus GA 31709.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Dennis Dingler of Americus; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Deborah Taylor of Simpsonville, S.C.; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Jo-Anne Drapeau of Milton, N.H.; and three grandchildren, Noah Taylor, Ireland Taylor and Andrew Dingler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Andrew Taylor.
You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting www.greghancockfuneralchapel.com
Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.