Mr. Taylor Jr.

JONES COUNTY: W.O. “Bill” Taylor Jr. passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Services were held on Friday, July 17, 10:00 a.m., at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. V isitation was one hour prior to the service. Burial was private at Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Taylor was predeceased by his parents, William O. Taylor Sr. and Annie Bell Walker Taylor; brother, James Taylor; sister, Jeanette Kirby; son-in-law, Benjie Baggarly; and great-grandchild, Kaylee Tidwell. He was born in Henry County, Ala., and spent his childhood in Columbus. He moved to Macon in 1953. Mr. Taylor was in the laundry and dry cleaning business as the former owner of Crescent Sno-White Cleaners and A&T Cleaners. He was a member of the Moose, Elk and Eagles clubs. His interests were in helping his children and those less fortunate than himself. Mr. Taylor loved animals, gardening, and spending time at “Taylor’s Paradise.” He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Margie Corley Taylor of Macon; daughters, Beverly Taylor Baggarly of Macon and Susan Taylor Oliver (Dennis) of Jones County; son, Tim Taylor (Susan) of Gray; grandchildren, Brandon Baggarly (Jamie Rubbo), Bridgett Monroe (Jeff), Hannah Taylor (Justin Bell), Matthew Taylor (Caitlin Roberts), Sage Brownlee, Mesa Brownlee, Cade Brownlee, Jade Thibodeaux (Ronnie) and Ruby Holmes (Marcus); greatgrandchildren, Kayla , Haleigh, Taylor, Tyler, Emma Grace, Haven, Trace and Mason; and devoted family caretaker for 48 years, Sarah Brown Flemming. Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel, had charge of arrangements. Register online at


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