Allen Vernell Taylor, Jr.

October 8, 1933 ~ April 9, 2021 (age 87)

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Deacon Allen V. Taylor, Jr. ,87 of Elizabeth City, NC exchanged time for a closer walk with thee on Friday, April 9, 2021 at the Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, Virginia Beach, VA.

Life Celebration Services will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery, Hertford, NC with Pastor Kevin Lighty, officiating. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

There will be no viewing at the graveside service on Saturday. 

Deacon Taylor leaves to cherish his loving memories: one daughter, Vera Taylor Gardner (Jeff) of Charlotte, NC; three sons, Preston Riddick of Norfolk, VA, Kevin Taylor (Juanita) of Elizabeth City, NC and Tony Taylor (Robin) of Raleigh, NC; one sister, Janet Mitchell of Maryland; his long term caregiver and niece, Angela Barclift of Suffolk, VA; five grandchildren, in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. We are following all COVID-19 restrictions. 

Please keep this family in your prayers. 

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Walk-Through Viewing Only
April 16, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Graveside Service
April 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Cedarwood Cemetery
211 Hyde Park Street
Hertford, NC 27944

Video is available for this event

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