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Emma Lou Taylor
  • In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to
  • National Kidney Foundation of SC
    5300 Rivers Avenue #2
    Charleston, SC 29406

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“I volunteer at St Francis and knew your mom from her service there. She always had a big smile and we enjoyed her companionship. I am so sorry to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Mary Vogel - Charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear about Lou's passing. She and Jake were wonderful people and Neighbors. May your happy memories of them both help you through this...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Marshall & Kelly Ennis - SC

“Beautiful memory video. We are members of John Wesley . Remember your Mom and Dad. So much love in that video . ❤ Beautiful. From our family...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Wendy Tripp - Charleston, SC

“Kaye and family, We're so very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Her smile and sweetness shined through, especially when I saw her with...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Denise Leasure - Charleston, SC

Emma Lou Fleming Taylor, 81, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of MSGT Jake McKinley Taylor, USAF (Ret.) entered into eternal rest Monday, February 24, 2020. The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 26, 2020 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00p.m. 7:00 p.m. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 in John Wesley United Methodist Church, 626 Savannah Highway at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Emma was born September 5, 1938 in Halifax County, North Carolina, daughter of the late G. Shelby Fleming and Mamie Neville Fleming. She was a volunteer at St. Francis Hospital, loved spending time with her family and cooking Saturday morning breakfast. She was a member of John Wesley United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, Lt. Col. Jake M. Taylor, Jr. USAF, (Ret.) (Susan) of Hope Mills, NC; daughter, Mary Kaye Fanning (Joe) of Charleston, SC, four grandchildren, Samantha Taylor Frazier (Sean), Jake M. Taylor, III (Mary), Taylor Hart (Rebekah), Emma Hart, two step-grandchildren, Joseph Fanning (Tina), and Daniel Fanning; five great-grandchildren, Christian Frazier, Cooper Frazier, William Hart, Whit Hart and Hunter Fanning.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation, 5300 Rivers Ave # 2, North Charleston, SC 29406.

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7113 Rivers Avenue North Charleston, SC 29406