Edna Irene Taylor, age 93, of 919 Medical Park Drive, Mountain City, Tennessee, surrounded by her family, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, in the Mountain City Care Center.

Irene was born in Mountain City, Tennessee on August 3, 1925, to the late Clyde Trivette and Sally Martin Trivette. She is also preceded in death by her husband of 68 years Sam E. Taylor as well as brothers, Glenn and Ted Trivette, and sisters, Wilma Walsh and Margie Taylor.

Irene was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church. She loved flower gardening, digging herbs, and just the outdoors in general.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Alma Howard and son, Jim Taylor, both of Mountain City, Tennessee; a sister, Gladys Rupard, of Laurel Bloomery, Tennessee; a brother, Earl Trivette, of Mountain City, Tennessee; grandchildren, Jeffrey Harrison, Jimmy Taylor, Michael Taylor, and David Taylor also survive.

The funeral service for Irene will be conducted on Sunday, January 27, 2019, in the Charles B Hux Chapel of Hux & Lipford at 7 pm with Reverend Steven Spencer to officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 pm. Graveside services will be conducted on Monday morning, January 28, 2019, at 11 am in the Reece Cemetery. Everyone is asked to assemble at the cemetery at 10:45 am.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Harrison, Michael Tanner, David Taylor, Jimmy Taylor, J.R. Trivette, and Jim Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Michael Hodge and Mike Brooks.

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