Joyce H. Taylor



Mrs. Joyce Holloman Taylor, 77, died Tuesday afternoon, December 5, 2017. A native of Greene County, she was born June 22, 1940, the daughter of Leslie Earl and Josephine Roberson Holloman. Joyce had retired from the Greene County Schools where she worked in food service. A homemaker, she loved to cook, sew, read, and help others in need.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Johnny Ray Taylor; and daughter, Donna Taylor Boyette.

Surviving are her son, Johnny Ray Taylor, Jr. and wife, Shirley of Ormondsville; son-in-law, William Boyette of Kinston; grandchildren, Stacy Harrell and husband, Matt of Jason and Cameron Taylor of Snow Hill; sister, Betty H. Mills and husband, Bud of Walstonburg; brother, Johnny Ray Holloman and wife, Velma of Maury; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held 2 PM Friday, December 8, at the Walstonburg Cemetery with Reverend Philip Wood officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6 – 8 PM at Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service and other times at the residence of Johnny Ray Taylor, Jr in the Ormondsville community. Online condolences at