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Obie Taunton

Thursday, February 22, 2007

Born 3-31-1912 -- Died 2-16-2007

Obie Taunton, age 94, of Ash Flat died Feb. 16, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born March 31, 1912, in West Bay, Fla.

He was united in marriage to Pauline Glenn on Sept. 3, 1965, in Lynn Haven, Fla. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2007. He was a retired Pentecostal minister.

Survivors include three daughters: Laverne Mullen of Cherokee Village, Laurel English of Hart, Texas, and Geannise Knox of Houston, Texas; one son, Glen Havis of Plainview, Texas; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Feb. 23 at Southern Funeral Home in Lynn Haven, Fla. Local arrangements are under direction of Higginbotham Funeral Service in Hardy.