January 25, 1936 - May 3, 2022
Frank Grafton Taylor of Laurel, passed away on the morning of May 3, 2022. He was 86 years old. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Kernell Delora and Sadie Grafton Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Jan; children Mark (Leshia), Clay (Sheri), Nathan (Ashley), and Christie; sister Sarah Taylor Rentz; grandchildren Blake and Brooks (Ashley) Taylor; Lee (Rendy), Janna, Caroline, and Jack Taylor; Lainey Taylor; Bryan, Aidan, and Christian Hernandez; and great-grandchildren Julia, Ava, and Maddox Taylor. He is a graduate of Calhoun High School, Jones County Junior College, and Mississippi State University. Hired as the first salaried employee at Sanderson Farms, he served the company for more than 40 years primarily in the Breeder Manager and Division Manager roles. In addition, he turned his love of photography into a successful business spending years helping people capture their most important life moments. Continuing a life of service and generosity, he was actively involved in his church and took advantage of many opportunities to serve not only his local community, but communities throughout the nation through various mission projects. He also served in the Army National Guard. Frank was an avid Mississippi State fan and made many great memories cheering on the Bulldogs throughout his lifetime. The funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Laurel on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation beginning at 9:30 a.m. Graveside service to follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Dr. Randy Turner will officiate. Pall Bearers will be Roger Wade, Stan Herrington, David Wolgamott, Lee Taylor, Brooks Taylor, and Jack Taylor. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Operation Christmas Child fund at First Baptist Laurel. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
Frank Grafton Taylor of Laurel, passed away on the morning of May 3, 2022. He was 86 years old. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Kernell Delora and Sadie Grafton Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Jan; children Mark (Leshia), Clay... View Obituary & Service Information
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