Obituary of Nellie Fay Morrison Taylor
Mrs. Nellie Fay Morrison Taylor, 85, of Kernersville, NC, passed away peacefully Friday, January 13, 2023.
A much beloved and cherished mother and wife of nearly 70 years of marriage to Albert James Taylor. Fay and Albert are native of Guilford County, NC, growing up in the Cone, White Oak Cotton Mill village. They met as children, became childhood sweethearts and married at the age of 16, where they began their life of adventure together. Their adventure included raising their four cherished children and were able to see and love their grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Her family was the most important thing to her, and she loved and cherished not only her children, but all the grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was an amazing wife, mother and sister, who always put her family first. She was the daughter of George Bruce Morrison and Nellie Esther Stone Morrison, both deceased.
Survivors include her husband, Albert James Taylor; daughter, Cheryl Burnette; two sons, David (Chris) Taylor and wife, Melissa, Tim Taylor and wife, Janice; nine grandchildren, Bobbie Ann, Elizabeth, Keith, Christy, Johnathon, Kati, Greg, Olivia, and Lauren; seventeen great grandchildren, Keith, Chris, Chastity, Kayla, Abby, Isabelle, Dylan, Bryanna, Madyson, Leah, Rylan, Karah, Kaily, Natalie, Oakleigh, Nora, and Lucy; three great-great grandchildren, Kylo, and Brielle; daughter-in-law, Patricia Taylor, and sister, Sarah Moore and husband, Merl.
In addition to her parents, Fay was preceded in death by her son, Bryant Taylor; sister, Marion Morrison; son-in-law, Mike Burnette; an infant brother, Bruce Donnell Morrison; and a great-great grandchild, Kyler Wray.
The family will greet friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM Thursday, January 19, 2023, at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Lambeth Chapel, 300 W. Wendover Ave., Greensboro, NC 27408.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be held 11:00AM Friday, January 20, 2023, at the Pierce-Jefferson Funeral Services Lambeth Chapel with Rev. Ricky Manring officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Memorial Park, 3600 N. O’Henry Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27405.
Her Pallbearers will be Tim Taylor, David Taylor, Johnathan Davis, Greg Burnette, Robert Gerber, Evan Smith, Chris Rozier and Rylan Burnette.
Friends and family may offer online condolences at www.piercejeffersonfh.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org/donate