Mamie Lou Taylor Pierce

Mamie Lou Taylor Pierce
February 26, 1920 – November 8, 2011
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1920

Mamie Lou Taylor Pierce on February 26, 1920 in Aquone, North Carolina, a daughter of James Burch Taylor and Talitha Etta Smith Taylor.


“North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:7N9C-DCT2 : 24 October 2019), Mamie Lou Taylor, 26 Feb 1920; citing Birth, Nantahala, Swain, North Carolina, United States, North Carolina State Archives, Division of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 102380319.

“North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS17-Q9YX?cc=3477667 : 27 August 2020), > image 1 of 1; North Carolina Department of Public Health, Office of Vital Records, Raleigh.

1930 Census Information:

According to the United States Census reported on April 21, 1930, James B Taylor (57) owned a home in Nanthala, Macon, North Carolina, with his wife, Etta Taylor (49). It was reported that they were married when he was 24 and she was 16. Also in the home were their children; Homer Taylor (26), Nora Taylor (21), Inez Taylor (19), Alice Taylor (14), Jean Taylor (12) Mamie Taylor (10) and Allie Taylor (10). All family members were reported to have been born in North Carolina. James B was a laborer at odd jobs and Homer was a labor in wood.

1940 Census Information:

According to the United States Census reported on May 7, 1940, Etta Taylor (59) owned a home in Nanthala, Macon, North Carolina. Also in the home where her children; Ines Taylor (27), Alice Taylor (24), Gene Taylor (22), Mamie Taylor (20), and Allie Taylor (16). All family members were reported to have been born in North Carolina and lived in the same house on April 1, 1935. Alice and Gene were farmers.

2011

ELGIN – Funeral service for Mamie Lou Taylor Pierce, 91, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Blaney Baptist Church with burial to follow in Sandhill Heights Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Philip Blankenship, the Rev. Doyle Roberts and the Rev. Evan Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

Mrs. Pierce, wife of the late Curtis M. Pierce, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Born in Aquone, N.C., she was a daughter of the late James Burch Taylor and Etta Smith Taylor. She was the former business owner of Mamie’s Hot Dog Stand and the Elgin Amoco. She was a political activist who supported the Republican Cause.

Mrs. Pierce enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, gardening and cooking. She had a love for the outdoors and enjoyed taking care of her beloved pet dog, “Shelby.”

She had a giving heart and always found pleasure in helping others. Mrs. Pierce was a contributor to numerous charities. She was a Christian woman who had a strong faith in the Lord.

Surviving are her daughters, Frankie Pierce Peake of Elgin, and Margie Etta Pierce of Elgin; grandchildren, Mia Harrelson (Mike), Wanda Thompson (Aaron), and Lynn Peake Dara (Steven); and great-grandchildren, Jessica Harrelson, Dawson Harrelson, Keaton Harrelson, Gavin Pierce Thompson, Garrett Peake Thompson, Steven “Scooby” Dara, Abigail “Abby” Dara and Lealon “LJ” Blume IV.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Doc Taylor, Cope Taylor, Homer Taylor and Gene Taylor; and sisters, Allie Bryant, Nora Bryant, Inez Rabbie, Alice Pendergrass and Mettie Hooper.

Sign the online register at www.powersfuneralhome.net.

Visitation

11/10/2011, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Powers Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11/11/2011, 2:00 PM, Blaney Baptist Church

Obituary Information:

November 10, 2011  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 13

Tombstone Information:

Located in Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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Located in Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Added by PhotographicMemory

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