Obituary

TOMMY TAYLOR

Tommy Taylor, 75, Clinton, passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge. Tommy was a member of Edgemoor Baptist Church where he stayed very active helping with the Building and Grounds Committee and the Awana’s. Tommy retired from Anderson County School System in the maintenance department. Throughout his life he enjoyed playing musical instruments, fishing, and bee keeping. For many years Tommy helped work the Anderson County Fair. He was born Oct.r 1, 1945, in Anderson County to Joe Taylor and Pearl Owenby Miller. He is survived by: Loving wife, Betty Taylor of Clinton; daughter, Marcell Fay Taylor Bean of Oliver Springs; sons, Anthony Taylor of Clinton, and Toby Taylor and wife Candice of Caryville; sisters, Janice Morell of Rockwood, Patsy Calway and husband Robert of Oak Ridge, and Connie Wreyford Cheeck of North Carolina; brothers, Carl Taylor of Oak Ridge, Ronnie Taylor and wife Donna of Heiskell, Leon Taylor of Clinton, and Timothy Rogers of Cordova; step children, Sherry Bryant of Clinton, Gayle Brown and husband Tracy of Clinton, Denise Sissom and husband David of Clinton, Stephanie Brock and husband Joe of Clinton, and Laura Garrett and Ryan of Knoxville; several nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. The family will have a graveside service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Farmers Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Rick Miller. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com