PARIS POST INTELLIGENCE OCT 25, 1944
FUNERAL FOR ROBT. TAYLOR TOMORROW AT 2
funeral services for Robert Lincoln TAYLOR, age 64, who died at a local clinic yesterday as a result of injuries subtained when he was kicked in the abdomen by a horse Monday afternoon at his farm Whitlock, will be held at Johnson's Chapel Methodist Church tomorrow. (Thursday) afternoon at two o'clock. Spicer and McEvoy in charge.
The funeral directors stated that arrangements for the funeral are not altogether completed efforts are being made to contact Rev. W. E. Burke, former pastor of Paris Circuit to officiate with Rev. L.O. Hartman and Rev. H. H. Stembridge, Mr. Taylor was a member of the Johnson's Chapel church and Mr. Burke was his pastor until he entered the army last spring as a Chaplain.
Active pall bearers at the funeral will be Douglass Anderson, Emmett Pritchett, J. Hugh Holliday, Roy Owens, Dorris Owens, and Bill Hicks. Honorary pall bearers will be all members of the Henry Co. Farm Bureau and Don Veazey, Charlie Orr and Claude Edwards.
The deceased was the son of the late Horace Taylor and Nannie Biles Taylor. He was born in the Central Point community and spent his entire life in this county. He was a thrifty substantial citizen, a true friend, a devoted husband and father. He owned several farms near Paris but made his home with his family at 211 Highland St. He engaged in the grocery business many years but sold out last spring to devote all of his attention to farming.
He is survived by his wife who was the former Miss Carmen Anderson, one sister, Mrs. Ernest Gilbert of Lebanon, Tn; two daughters, Mrs. Carnell Lee of this county and Mrs. Thomas ???? of Anniston Alabama, a son Robert Thomas Taylor of this county and one grandchild.