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Margaret A. Taylor

Birth Date: September 1, 1941
Death Date: January 3, 2018

Decatur – Margaret A. Taylor, 76, of Decatur, passed from this life Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Margaret was born September 01, 1941, in Brownsville, TN, the daughter of Joshua Allen and Henrietta Cooper. She retired from Mueller’s and was a member of Northside Baptist Church.

She leaves not to mourn but to cherish fond memories her children: Carolyn Taylor, Willie (Sharon) Taylor, Earl L. Taylor, Jr., Loretta (Lindsey) O’Neal all of Decatur and Annette (Gregory) Jackson of GA; fifteen grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter; siblings: James Allen, Suzette Allen and Etta Allen all of Decatur; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; brother Noah and nephew James Allen, Jr.

Homegoing services to celebrate her life will be 11 am, Friday, January 12, 2018, at Northside Baptist Church; visitation will be one hour before the service in the church. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.

The family of Margaret A. Taylor is being served by the Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe St., Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Homegoing Celebration Service
January 12, 2018
11:00 am
Greater Northside Missionary Baptist Church
929 N. Lowber Street Decatur, IL 62521
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January 12, 2018
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929 N. Lowber Street Decatur, IL 62521
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  1. Cousins Carolyn, Willie, Earl, Jr. "JB", Loretta and Annette I mourn the loss of Aunt Margaret but cherish her life. In loving memory. I love you all.
    Christopher Allen and Family, Atlanta, Georgia

  2. Taylor Family:
    I was sad to hear about the passing of Margaret. Praying strength and comfort to the entire family. She will be missed, she was so helpful to us when Bigma was at the nursing home with her. She’d always check on her and make sure her needs were meet. Thank you Again, Take your rest now Margaret:pray::skin-tone-4:
    Erwin & Doretta Freeman

  3. My condolences to the family. Praying for all of you during this difficult time. May God strengthen and bless you all.


  4. Dear friend, you may be gone but you will never be forgotten. I will always remember the laughter we shared. Rest in Peace!!!!!

    Vanessa R.

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