A complete transcription of his funeral program is below:
IN LOVING MEMORY
BROTHER WILLIE TAYLOR
December 16, 1909 — December 14, 1985
Tuesday, December 17, 1985
NORTHSIDE ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH
1811 Stevens Street
Reverend R. Staggers, Pastor
Servant of God, well done
Thy glorious warfast past:
The battle is fought, the race is won,
And thou art crowned at last.
= OBITUARY =
Birthplace: Chapple Hill, Texas
Birthdate: December 16, 1909
Parents: Luke and Birdie (Deceased)
Marriage: Mildred St. Romarin for 46 years, Houston, Texas July 27, 1939
Church Affiliation: Northside Antioch Baptist Church (Over 30 years)
Sunset: December 14, 1985 10:30 P.M.
Survivors: A devoted wife, Mildred; one son, John W. Taylor; one daughter, Mrs. Elaine Baker; a sister, Mrs. Ella Seller of New York; an aunt, Ms. Sally Lewis, Houston; two uncles: Jessie Green of Houston and Sterling Green of Bakersfield, California; four grandsons: Elgin, Jon and Michael; one grand-daughter, Marlive; one great grandson, Marcus and three great-grand-daughters: Nicole, Nichelle and Nia; other family members and loving friends. Also Victor, grandson.
= ORDER OF SERVICE =
Minister and Family
Old and New Testament
Reverend Robert Staggers
The family wishes to express their most sincere thanks and appreciation for the many kind expressions of sympathy extended during the hours of their sorrow.
Arrangements Entrusted To:
CLAY & CLAY MORTUARY
3101 Lyons Avenue
Houston, Texas 77020