Jesse Crampton Taylor

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Jesse Crampton Taylor, 89 (known as J.C.) of Lakemont, Ga., died Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at his home. He was the husband of Ann Dotson Taylor. They were married for over 69 years.

Born March 11, 1930, in Rabun County, he was the son of the late Crampton Taylor and Ila Turpin Taylor. He worked as an electrician and a plumber for Jack Smith Electric. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea, and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Crampton and Ila Taylor; two sisters, Catherine Lang and Evelyn McKenzie; and by three brothers, Bob Taylor, Dwain Taylor and Glen Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Ann Dotson Taylor of the home; two daughters, Pam Taylor of Lakemont, Ga., and Lisa Taylor McCall (Stephen) of Wiley, Ga.; four grandchildren, Shannon McKay (Ron), Leslie McKay (Shelly), Weston McCall (Peach), and Haleigh McCall; and by seven great-grandchildren, R.J. Neblett, Jesse Mashburn, Ross Neblett, Tess Neblett, Reed Mashburn, Madaline McCall and Elliot McCall, and also by one great granddaughter, Rosie Neblett.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 27, 2019 at the Eastside Chapel, of Hunter Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Carver and Rev. Denny Reed officiating. Burial followed at the D.D. Taylor Family Cemetery, in Wiley, Ga.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. An online obituary and guest register is available at