Claude Leon Taylor

Mr. Claude Leon Taylor, 61, of Ellijay, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.

He was born July 24, 1956, in Copperhill, Tenn., to Gentilee Baines Taylor and the late Clayton Taylor. He was self-employed and was a member of Daily Walk Ministries.

He is survived by wife, Carolyn Taylor; sons, Billy Joe Maddox, of Oregon, Dewayne Geust, of Swainsboro; daughters and son-in-law, Lori and Allen McCann, of Ellijay, Anita Taylor, of Chastworth, Kathleen Taylor, of Copperhill, Tenn.; mother, Gentilee Taylor, of Ellijay; brother, Carl Taylor, of Ellijay; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, from the chapel of Bernhardt Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Grizzle officiating.

Pallbearers were Allen McCann, Terry Fendley, Wayne Watkins, Carl Self, Tristen Puckett, Tanisha Watkins, Adam Easley, Rocky Mooney and Donny Lee Mooney.

Interment was in the Yukon Cemetery.

Condolences can be made at

Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Times Courier

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1076
Ellijay, GA. 30540

Phone: 706-635-4313
Fax: 706-635-7006