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Lucille Baker Taylor, 90, Adair County, KY (1925-2016)

She worked outside the home for many years, but her primary devotion was to family and church. She was a member of a large, highly regarded Adair Co., KY family. She leaves 13 direct living descendants to carry on her legacy. Her final resting place will be in Adair County.
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Lucille (Baker) Taylor, 90, of Louisville, KY, formerly of Columbia, KY, passed away on Friday February 19, 2016, at her home in Louisville, KY.

Visitation is Wednesday, February 24, 2016, from 4pm-6pmCT/5pm-7pmET at Pearson's Funeral Home, 149 Breckenridge Lane. Louisville, KY. The funeral service will be held at Beechwood Baptist Church, 201 Biltmore Road, on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 10amCT/11amET, with visitation from 9am-10amCT/10am-11amET at the church. Burial with graveside service will follow at Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY, at 1:30pmCT/2:30pmET.

Lucille Baker Taylor, Adair County, KY (1925-2016)

She was born August 31, 1925. She was the daughter of the late Sam and Zora Baker. She died Friday, February 19, 2016, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 90 years, five months, and 19 days.

She had recently celebrated her 90th birthday, (on August 31, 1925). Lucille worked outside the home for many years, but her primary devotion was to family and church.

She was preceded in death by parents Sam and Zora Baker; husbands Robert Gilpin and Blair Taylor; and siblings Robert Baker, Opal Denny, and Clovis Baker.

She is survived by the following:
  • Three children: Jerry Gilpin (Carol) of Nashville, TN; Janet Fischer (Arty) of Prospect, KY; and Steve Taylor (Melina) of Louisville, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: David Gilpin (Meredith); Kate Moore (William); Austin Gilpin, Lucas Taylor, Steffi Taylor, Andrew Taylor, Gregory Fischer and Jack Fischer

  • Two great-grandchildren: Claire Gilpin and Hank Gilpin

  • One brother: Sammy (Nadine) Baker, Columbia, KY

  • And many nieces and nephews
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Expressions of sympathy can be made to Beechwood Baptist Church.

The Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of local funeral arrangements.

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