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Mildred Geneva Taylor

June 21, 1928 — October 26, 2019

Mildred Geneva Taylor was born June 21,1928, in Boston, Ma, to the late Gertrude Stokes Reed and to the late George M. Reed. From that Union was born five girls, of which Sister Taylor was the eldest. In June of 1949, Sister Taylor married Paul H. Taylor, and from that union eight girls and five sons were born. Sister Taylor was educated in the Boston Public Schools. After graduating from Girls High School in 1946, she went on Boston Clerical School. For three years she worked in the Gilchrist charge office until 1950. In September of 1953 she accepted the Lord as her personal Savior and was filled with the gift of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking tongues. In 1954 she was water baptized. Feeling the need of Bible training, she enrolled in Bethel Bible Institute’s 3-year course. She received her diploma and was valedictorian of her class of 1959. She was a member for many years of Deliverance Revival Tabernacle under the late Pastor E. I. Osborne. Sister Taylor was in the missionary ministry, she worked as an usher and Sunday school teacher. Whatever her hands could find to do, she did it, and she was faithful in all that she did. You could count on her. When Sister Taylor transferred from DRT with consent of her pastor, she became a member of NCCC, where she brought that same spirit of being a faithful worker and committed herself to Godly leadership. She took advantage of the courses that were offered and received certificates. Sister Taylor not only worked in church, she also did volunteer work. On some holidays she served food at shelters, door-to-door ministry, street ministry, worked in outreach programs, and did public school service as a reading coach for 1st , 2nd and 3rd graders. For 19 years she worked at Brigham and women’s Hospital as secretary in the Labor and Delivery floor. She loved this babies, and was able to minister to some women in crisis. She retired in 1993. Before her husband’s health started to fail, worked 2 ½  years at her daughter’s childcare.  Some of her hobbies were reading, sewing, bike riding, working out at the gym, walking, and shopping. In her earlier years she did drama and dance. She traveled frequently— Africa one time, Jerusalem one time, tours of the states of Africa, and several cruise. Sister Taylor has a full life. She was known for her cheery spirit and sweet smile. She would often say, I had some bad days, but my good days outweigh my bad ones. To God be the glory.” Sister Taylor leaves to cherish her memory her children: David, Brenda, Joel, Christina, Elizabeth, Mark, Faith, Angela, Paula, Hope, Jonathan, Danielle; 24 grandchildren and adopted grandson Luca Smith; 31 great grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; 4 sisters: Dorothy King, Lavinia Shephard, Georgia Alford, Roberta Wolffe; and many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul and son, Timothy.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

2:30 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bourne National Veteran's Cemetery

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

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