Elizabeth Edmondson Taylor



Elizabeth Shelton Edmondson Taylor, fondly referred to as “Dollbaby”, age 91, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 surrounded by love. She was born on August 29th, 1925 to the late Arthur Rupert Edmondson and Blanche Shelton Edmondson.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at 2pm at Greenwood Cemetery in Tarboro. The family will receive friends at Carlisle Funeral Home on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 from the hours of 1-2pm and at other times at the home of Ashley and Leslie Taylor, 1342 Raccoon Branch Road, Tarboro, NC.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Taylor, her sister, Barbara “Polly” Brown, and brother, Arthur “Boy” Edmondson.

She is survived by her sons, Theodore Thomas “Ted” Taylor III and wife, Betty Jo Joyner Taylor of Rocky Mount, and Ashley Taylor and wife, Leslie; grandchildren,Elizabeth Diann Taylor of Tarboro, Charles Joseph Taylor and wife, Jennifer Winchester Taylor of Tarboro, Britt Taylor and companion, Gabriel Rivera, Laura Taylor, Ash Taylor and companion, Kelly Ellis, and Katie Taylor; great grandchildren, Joshua Lee Webb, Carley Taylor Webb, Eleanor Elise Taylor, Charlotte Louise Taylor, and Isabela Rivera.

The family would like to thank the staff of Prodigy Rehab, Kindred Hospice, her roommate, Mrs. Alsbrook, and the many kind and loving sitters she enjoyed over the past 10 years. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. James United Methodist Church at 211 E. St. James St., Tarboro, NC 27886.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com.