- Cullman, Alabama

June 14, 2013

Gwennell Taylor

Peck Funeral Home in Hartselle

VINEMONT — Gwennell Taylor

Funeral services for Gwennell Taylor, 78, of Vinemont will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Enon Baptist Church, the Rev. Gary Peebles officiating, with burial in Enon Cemetery in Cullman County. The body will lie in state from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.

Peck Funeral Home in Hartselle is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Taylor died Wednesday, June 12, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. She was born May 10, 1935, in Cullman County to William Howard and Verna Hawkins Wright. She was married to 58 years to Eschel L. Taylor, who preceded her in death in 2008. She was a proud and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a retired federal employee, but continued to work five hours a day for the Morgan County Commission On Aging as the center’s manager. She enjoyed gardening, travel and participating in events with her horse and carriage service.

Survivors include two sons, Richard (Debe) Taylor of Roseville, Mich., and Steven (Terri) Taylor of Huntsville; five grandsons, Timothy Taylor, Patrick (Katie) Taylor, Christopher Taylor, Hunter (Ebony) Taylor and Fisher Taylor; and five great-grandchildren, Sierra Taylor, Triston Taylor, Asher Taylor, Elora Taylor and Riley Taylor.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Red Cross.

Pallbearers will be Hunter Taylor, Fisher Taylor, Jason Wright, Timothy Taylor, Patrick Taylor and Christopher Taylor.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.