Obituaries – 06-26-2019

Jean Elizabeth Taylor

Jean Elizabeth Taylor, 83, of Holmes Beach and Lake Orion, Michigan, died June 13. She was born July 11, 1935, to George and Leola Bentley.

She was married to the late Lawrence “Bud” Taylor.

She grew up and graduated from high school in Lake Orion, Michigan. Then attended college at Albion University.

She worked six years as a stenographer at Pontiac Motor Division of GM before leaving her post to become the mother of two daughters, Susan Elizabeth and Phalicia Anne, both deceased.

She was a member of the Anna Maria Island Garden Club.

She also was a charter member of the Lake Orion Chapter of Rainbow for Girls and a member of the Lake Orion United Methodist Church, where she was a founding member of the Shalom Project.

She loved tole painting, calligraphy, decorating, floral arranging and wove several award-winning baskets.

She was supported and helped through recent times by cousins Hank and Esther Callahan, Phyllis and Mike Losert, Bonnie and Louie Nickels and Ruth and Mike Lyons, as well as her constant companion, caregiver and special friend, Jim Keiser.

A memorial Service was June 17 at Lake Orion United Methodist Church. Donations may be made to the Lake Orion United Methodist Church to renovate its kitchen and sound system, 140 E. Flint St., Lake Orion MI 48362.

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