Sylvia Tucker Taylor
Sylvia Tucker Taylor passed on to heaven on October 18, 2020, after a lengthy illness.
Sylvia was born in Granville County, North Carolina on December 23, 1945 to the late Robert Fred Tucker and Hilda Clayton. She met her husband of 53 years, Ronald Mack Taylor, in 1962 at South Granville High School. They married on January 14, 1967. Sylvia worked for the City Manager at the Durham, NC City Hall for many years. She later took a position in human resources with Northern Telecom and then at Glaxo SmithKline where she retired in 2002. Sylvia was an avid walker and loved plants and puzzles. She was a longtime member of Creedmoor United Methodist Church before moving to Signal Mountain, TN in 2006, at which time she became a member of Signal Crest United Methodist Church.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband; Ronald Mack Taylor “Mack”, a daughter; Deanna Taylor Luna (Jason) a grandson; Tucker Daniel Luna, and three sisters; Ramona Tucker Dean, Mary Alice Tucker Veasey (L.A.) and Louetta Tucker Sasnett. Other than her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers; Hunter Williams and Jack Tucker and one sister; Peggy Tucker Clark.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor, NC, officiated by Pastor David Richardson. You may access the graveside service by clicking on the following link:
Graveside Service: https://vimeo.com/470386375
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Signal Crest United Methodist Church at 1005 Ridgeway Avenue, Signal Mountain, TN 37377 or to Creedmoor United Methodist Church at 214 Park Avenue, Creedmoor, NC 27522.
Eakes Funeral Home will be observing the social distancing guidelines and ask that all in attendance please wear a mask.