August 17, 1943 - August 20, 2019
Mrs. Betty Mae Taylor, 76, of Peoria, IL passed at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 8:51 AM. Betty was born to Willie Mae Hinton on August 17, 1943 in Peoria. She graduated old Manual High School. Betty married the love of her life, Willie James Taylor. Betty loved to sew and was very creative. She was a part of the volunteer group that made quilts for the Neighborhood House. Betty had a green thumb. She loved planting flowers. Both Betty and Willie were very involved with their children’s education and rearing. Betty made growing up fun and eventful for their children and the grandchildren whom she cherished. Being a homemaker afforded her the time to devote to her children connecting them to family and the community. She was a long-time member of New Morning Star Baptist Missionary Baptist Church, where she was involved with the choir, Sunday School and the Mission. Betty leaves to cherish her precious memory; one son, Troy Taylor; four daughters, Brenda Hines, Wendy Taylor, Rhonda (Steve) Walker and Bridget Taylor all of Peoria; one sister, Jerleen Teamer of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who truly loved Betty. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Hurdis and Leodie Foreman, three sisters, Foresteen Simson, Josephine Forman and her twin, Nettie Foreman. A funeral service will be at her church on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10am, with a one hour visitation beginning at 9am. Pastor Cleveland Thomas, Sr. will officiate. Betty will be laid to rest at Lutheran Cemetery. Simons Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com.
Mrs. Betty Mae Taylor, 76, of Peoria, IL passed at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 8:51 AM. Betty was born to Willie Mae Hinton on August 17, 1943 in Peoria. She graduated old Manual High School.... View Obituary & Service Information
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