Myrtle Flowers Taylor

Myrtle Flowers Taylor, 99, of Louisville, formerly of Columbia, died Thursday, August 2, 2018, at 11:55 A.M. at the Hosparus Inpatient Care in Louisville.

Myrtle was born December 4, 1918, in Cumberland County. She was preceded in death by her father, Norman Staton, her mother, Lydia Flowers Staton Baker, one daughter, Betty Walkup, three grandchildren, Scotty Hawkins, Gina Hawkins & Mytaya Willis, and one great-grandchild, James Walkup. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Columbia and in the housekeeping department in the former Loy Clinic for many years.

Survivors include one son Clifford Ray Taylor of Fort Washington, Maryland, three daughters – Wanda Hawkins of Bowling Green, Jean Willis & Sheeree Willis both of Louisville, sister-in-law – Eva Staples of Kankakee, Illinois, ten grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and a host of great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service is on Friday, August 10, 2018, at 12 Noon at First Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is after 5:00 P.M. on Thursday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.