Taylor, Carol Blankenship

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Carol Jane Blankenship Taylor, 76 of Narrows, Virginia ran into the arms of her Savior Sunday, July 17, 2022 in the loving care of her family after a short and valiant battle with cancer. Born in Giles County on April 14, 1946, she was a daughter of the late Clifton and Pauline Vaughn Blankenship.

Carol is a member of the Narrows High School Class of 1964. Carol cherished her family and enjoyed making her house beautiful with flowers, gardening, and watching the birds. Carol’s life was made even more beautiful by the friends she made along the way. Carol practiced her faith well with the family of faith at Bethel Chapel in the Clendennin Community.

In addition to her parents, Carol is preceded in death by her husband, Andy “Buster” Taylor; sister, Betty Sue Clemons; and a brother, Danny Blankenship.

Left to cherish her memory to their hearts are her daughters, Stacey Ward (Jeff) of Mountain Home, Arkansas, and Terri Addison (Matt) of Peterstown, WV; brother, James Blankenship (Ardiss) of Narrows, VA; sister, Linda Pruitt (Terry) of Dublin, VA; a special friend who was much like a brother, Charles Parcell; her sweet furbaby, Roscoe; and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Bethel Chapel in Narrows, VA with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. The funeral service will conclude at Angels Rest Memory Gardens in Narrows, VA. Family will receive friends at Bethel Chapel on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorial contributions be made to continue the ministry services at Bethel Chapel (1402 Clendennin Road Narrows, VA 24124). A guestbook is available to share a sweet story or condolence by visiting www.kendallfuneralhome.com. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Taylor Family.