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Emmett Alston Taylor Sr.
Psalms 34:18
The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.

The Taylor, Bracewell, Ammons, Gilman, Brewer and Neal families regret to announce the home-going of Mr. Emmett Alston Taylor, Associate Professor of the Engineering College of the University of Liberia and former Minister of Public Works of the Republic of Liberia. This sad event occurred on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 1:30 PM at his residence in Philadelphia, PA. Predeceased by his father; Mr. Beuford J. Taylor, mother; Mrs. Elnora Ammons Taylor and elder sibling, Mr. Herbert Goodling (Ayo).

Emmett leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife of 36 years, Josephine Gilman-Taylor, children: Lorenzo (Etta), Antonio, Duwli, Konah, Shyvonne, Tesa, Emmett Jr., Ramona, Gwen, Edwina, Varney and Cedric; siblings: Rev. Lillian Taylor, Urias Taylor (Augusta), Mr. Beuford J. Taylor(II), Dorothy Taylor-Harvey, Frances A. Taylor (Charlotte), Rev./Dr. Jonathan C. Taylor (Annette), Byron G. Taylor, Mrs. Marie Taylor Flinflin (Winston) and Mrs. Eunice Taylor-Kulah (Oliver), uncle: Mr. Jensen Taylor; aunt: Amina Ammons, a host of cousins including former President Charles Ghankay Taylor, many loving grandchildren, numerous relatives and friends in the United States and Liberia.

Please make all floral donations to:
Albert Einstein Cancer Center, 5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141

Holy Cross Catholic Church
140 E Mt Airy Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Date: Saturday August 23, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM

Ivy Hill Cemetery
1201 Easton Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19150

New Covenant Church of Philadelphia
7500 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119

In the USA
Josephine Gilman-Taylor (widow) - 267-975-5290
Cynthia Gilman (sister-in-law) - 757-237-2087
Marie Williams (friend) – 215-514-7106
Willimina Cooper (sister-in-law) – 215-681-1593
Yah Boyah (friend) – 267-248-5438
Duwli Toe (daughter) - 678-755-9182
Shyvonne Taylor (daughter) - 267-258-8640                 
Tesa Gerhardt (daughter) - 267-593-1490
Beuford Taylor (brother) - 267-650-0576
Francis Taylor (brother) - 609-920-3256
Jonathan Taylor (brother) - 240-441-9367
Byron Taylor (brother) - 571-234-0981
Marie Taylor-Flinflin (sister) - 267-819-4061

In Liberia
Reverend Lillian Taylor (sister) – 011-231-886556525 
Dorothy Taylor-Harvey (sister) – 011-231-886510077
Lorenzo Taylor (son) - 011-231- 886712797