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Temple Pauline (Branch) Taylor

May 23, 1945 ~ May 1, 2021 (age 75)


Temple Pauline Branch Taylor, 75, of Dillwyn passed May, 1, 2021.  She was born May 23, 1945 in Buckingham County, the only daughter of the late Thomas Oakley and Mary Pauline Branch.  She was a retired employee of Buckingham County.   Tempie never met a stranger and enjoyed conversations with everyone she met throughout her day.  She was an active member of the Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association.

Tempie is survived by her husband of 58 years, Herman Harry Taylor, Sr.; two sons, Robert Lee Taylor and his wife Regina and Herman “Beanie” Taylor Jr;  grandchildren, Brian Lee Taylor and his fiancé Javannah Taylor, Matthew Thomas “Matt” Taylor; Elena Grace McCain, Davin Boykin,  Haley Taylor, Karli Taylor, Jodi Taylor ; great-grandchildren, Robert Hudson Houser and Colton Eubank; two brothers, Acie Branch Sr. and Calvin Branch and numerous nieces, nephews; all her church families and her many friends.

In addition to her parents, Tempie was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Branch and great-grandson, Braiden Lewis.

Viewing will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at 11 a.m. in the Woodland U.M.C. Cemetery.


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May 7, 2021

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Graveside Service
May 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Woodland United Methodist Church
2087 Woodland Church Road
Buckingham, VA 23921

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