Gladys Geneva Bumgardner Taylor, age 89, passed away November 29, 2020 at her home. Gladys was born on October 4, 1931 in Anderson County to the late James Henry Lee Bumgardner and Maxine Bunch Bumgardner. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended Briceville First Baptist Church earlier in her life. Gladys enjoyed word search puzzles, working in her flower bed, and bird watching. She enjoyed visiting Dollywood and watching UT sports. In addition to her parents, Gladys is preceded in death by her husband, James E. (J.E.) Taylor, son, Richard Bumgardner, daughter, Jearldine "Candy" Taylor; brothers, Bill and Wade Bumgardner, sisters Lucille Shoffner, Annie Smith, Trula Smith, and Hazel Raper, grandson Bryan Bumgardner, twin granddaughters Melissa Jean and Stephanie Lynn Jones and great granddaughter, Stephanie Ann Melissa Jones.
Children Debbie and Fred VanNorstran
Sandy and Ronnie Spitzer
Johnny and Valdra Taylor
Eddie and Debbie Taylor
Mitzi and Mike Evans
Sister and brother in law Patsy and Phil Casaday
Grandchildren Jason Jones
Ronnie and Megan Spitzer
Ashley Spitzer and Fiancé Chris Longmars
Shelly Bumgardner and family
Great Grandchildren Jay Jay Jones
Visitation: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Phillips and son Eddie Taylor officiating.
Family and Friends will meet at 1:15 PM at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City, Tennessee on Thursday, December 3, 2020 to go in procession to the Sam Foust Cemetery in Lake City for a 2:00 PM graveside service.
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