Lula Epperson Taylor

Published: Monday, February 25, 2013 at 10:17 AM.

Lula Epperson Taylor, 97, of the Bachelor community, died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

She was born on Jan. 31, 1916, in Rocky Mount. She was a homemaker and long-time member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church.

Funeral will be noon Tuesday at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ben Sims officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

She is survived by one daughter, Ilene H. Adams of Bachelor; one son, Leon Denson Harris of Virginia Beach, Va.; two stepsons, Ed H. Taylor of Newport and William A. Taylor of Morehead City; three brothers, Ray Epperson of Grenada, Miss., Sidney Epperson of Gastonia, and John Epperson of Pensacola, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the church.

Flowers are welcome.

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