Johnnie W. Taylor

Published 11:46 am Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Mr. Johnnie William Taylor, affectionately known as Billy, surrounded by his family, passed this world and into the next on Feb. 14, 2021.


Johnnie was born on January 3, 1944 in Atmore and spent his life working and building his business and family there.

He is preceded in death by his father, James E. Taylor; his mother, Rosa Harrison Taylor; his brother, Homer Taylor; and his sisters, Dorothy Taylor Godwin and Callie Taylor Irwin.

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He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Norma McCall Taylor of Atmore; their two children, Lynn Taylor Winters (John) of Monroeville and Suzanne Taylor of Auburn; their two granddaughters, Mary Taylor Winters and Lucinda Ruth Johnson, who were the lights of his life; his sister, Doris (Sue) Gohagin of Atmore; along with a multitude of nieces, nephews, beloved family members and friends.

A graveside service was held on Feb. 19, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore with a close family friend, Joseph (JJ) Jones speaking.   

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.