1934 Mary 2022

Mary B. Taylor

September 30, 1934 — April 29, 2022

Mary Beatrice Taylor of Easton, MD departed this life on April 29, 2022. She was 87 years of age.


Born on September 30, 1934, she was the daughter of the late John Lester and Gladys Cecilia Smith.


After attending Talbot County Public Schools, she began work at an early age as a domestic, a cook at the Oxford Carry-out and a 30-year career cooking in the kitchen of the Robert Morris Inn. Her final position was with Captain’s Ketch Seafood Market. Her crab cakes and cucumber salad were legendary.


On July 27, 1956, she married James Howard Taylor. They were married for 58 years until his death in 2014. From that union, they were blessed with four children, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Mary was the heart of her family. She was welcoming to everyone she encountered.


She leaves to cherish her memory her children Faye L. Taylor of Easton, MD, James Howard Taylor, Jr. (Ellen) of Garland, TX, Mary Taylor-Acree (Walter) of Trappe, MD, and Kimberly Taylor of Easton, MD; grandchildren LaToya Flowers of Virginia Beach, VA, Ashley Taylor Hester of Easton, MD, Kendra Seldon of Cambridge, MD, Marissa Lassiter of Trappe, MD, Courtney Jackson-Woolford (Stephanie) of Cambridge, MD, Reginald Jackson, III of Easton, MD, Tyvery Mack of Garland, TX and Jermaine Bowens (Glen Burnie, MD); great-grandchildren, Taliyah, Aiyonna, Jacion, Teagan, Akayla and Alonzo III; siblings Ruth Palmer of St. Michaels, MD, Pearl Warrick of Easton, and Wayne (Lois) Smith of Ridgeland, SC; sisters- in law Arlette Smith of Denton, MD, Joyce Taylor of Cambridge, MD and Carol Taylor of Columbus, GA as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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