Jerry Lynn Taylor 1940-2023


Service for Jerry Lynn Taylor, 83, of Alba was held Saturday, March 9, 2024 at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba, with Kenneth Taylor officiating.

Mr. Taylor passed away March 7, 2024 in Lindale. He was born on March 9, 1940 in Dallas to Millard Cecil Taylor and Flora Lee Walker Taylor. He married Maria Guadalupe Cruz in Dallas on April 6, 1981. They moved from Irving to the Alba area in 2006. Jerry worked at Affiliated Foods for many years. Later he worked at Briggs Equipment, retiring in 2006. Jerry was a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents; six siblings, Florence Fletcher, Robert Taylor, Mary Kines, Richard Taylor, Sue Lamb and Tom Taylor; and stepson, Michael Guice.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 42 years, Mary Taylor of Alba; his children, Jimmy Taylor of Flint, Jacky Taylor of Flint and Perry Taylor and wife Patty of Whitehouse; stepson, John Guice and wife Sherri of Denton; stepdaughter, Kelly Guice Ellis and husband Kirk of St. Joseph, Mich.; two brothers, Harold Taylor and wife Mary Fae of Anna, and Joe Taylor of Boles, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.