03/02/06 — MATTIE TAYLOR

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May 16, 1931-March 1, 2006

PIKEVILLE -- A graveside service for Mattie Batten Taylor, 74, will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Chase Family Cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor died Wednesday at Albemarle Hospital

She was a native of Kenly and was a former resident of Elizabeth City, where she was a member of Berea Baptist Church and the Bethany Bible Class. She was a retired insurance agent.

Her survivors include a brother, Joe S. Batten of Carrollton, Va., a sister, Marry Batten Crocker of Middlesex, and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Silas and Alma Ballance Batten, and her husband, Leroy Taylor.

Twiford Funeral Home in Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be posted at its Web site, www.twiford.com.

Published in Obituaries on March 2, 2006 2:40 PM