Obituary for Betty Jean Stinson Taylor

Betty Jean Stinson Taylor, age 81 of Draper passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at the Highland Ridge Rehab Center, Dublin.

Born August 20, 1935 she was the daughter of the late John Stinson & Mary Stephens Stinson Stoots. Her sister, Fannie Irene Stinson Nunn, brother, John A. “Dickey” Stinson, infant daughter, Kathy Lynn Taylor and step-father, Oscar Stoots also preceded her in death.

Betty was a long-time member of the Pulaski Church of God, a past employee of Jefferson Mills and was a beloved baby sitter for many years.

She is survived by her  


Richard Thomas Taylor – Draper


Karen & Tony Landreth – Draper

Rick & Rhonda Taylor – Statesville, NC


Tristan Landreth, Sabryn Landreth, Wade Taylor

Great Granddaughter

Kaylee Taylor


Oscar & Pat Stoots – Pulaski

David Stoots – Pulaski


Doris Whitaker – Ft. Chiswell

Mildred Phillips – Pulaski

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM – Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Travis Gore and Pastor James D. Weaver officiating.

Interment will follow at the Shiloh Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Flowers would be appreciated or memorials may be given to the Pulaski Church of God (1621 Bobwhite Blvd., Pulaski, VA 24301).

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Bower Funeral Chapels, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.