Taylor, Gussie Virginia Buffett

Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Gussie Taylor
Gussie Taylor

Gussie Virginia Buffett Taylor, 94, of Chattanooga, died peacefully on January 1, 2013.

She attended Lake Vista United Methodist Church and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Lodge #417 at Ider, Ala.
 
She was born on the original Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1918, in Chattanooga.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gus and Grace Buffett and her siblings, Ruth Newell, Mildred Williams, Polly Howard, Lucy Ford, Raymond Buffett, and Johnny Buffett.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Oscar Underwood Taylor of Henagar, Ala.

She will be greatly missed by her family, including her children, Terrell (Robin) Taylor, Patsy (Larry) York, Marilyn (Gordon) McGlohon, and Connie (Michael) Hamilton, and her grandchildren, Greg (Kim) York, Todd Taylor, Jeff Taylor, Michael (Dede) York, Tara (Pete) Schaefer, Tristan (Paula) Taylor, Jason (Jennifer) McGlohon, Jeremy (Emily) McGlohon, Matthew (Kristi) Hamilton, and Leigh (Sam) Linhoss; her sister-in-law, Jody Buffett, brothers–in-law, John Ford and Leon Howard, several nieces and nephews and 19 beautiful great-grandchildren.

We want to especially thank her caregivers at Elmcroft of Shallowford, Heartland Village.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Jan. 5, and funeral services at noon, with Reverend Eric Dine officiating, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, Tn. 37343.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.


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