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Margaret Taylor

d. December 31, 2021

Margaret Frye Taylor, 91, formerly of Newberry, widow of Bobby Ray Taylor, died December 31, 2021 at her daughter's home in Swansea after a long illness.


Born on February 24, 1930 in Danville, VA, she was a daughter of the late William Irvin and Katie Waites Frye. Mrs. Taylor was a cosmetologist for several years and was later employed by General Electric until she retired. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a life long member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the church choir, and an active member of various programs of the church. For many years, she and her husband enjoyed sponsoring a Christmas party at their home for senior people of the community.


She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Long (Steve); grandchildren, William Steven Long, Jr. (Tonya), Alvin Kenneth York, Jr. ( Tina), Bobby Shannon York (Missy), Bobby Joe Long, and Wesley Garrett York (Misty);a longtime friend, Fred Harmon; and many great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Janice Taylor; son-in-law Alvin Kenneth York, Sr., Siblings, Catherine Frye McCartha, William Irvin Frye, Jr., Jean Frye Baumgardner, Oscar Frye, and Jerry Frye Bass.


Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. The family will receive friends, Tuesday from 6:00 until 7:30 PM at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 1105 First Street, Newberry, SC 29108.




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