Mrs. Marie Taylor, daughter of the late Clayton and Ida Johnson was born on November 8, 1940, in Danielsville, Georgia. She made her transition into the arms of a loving Savior Monday, August 5, 2019 at Cape Fear Valley Hospital in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Marie was educated in the Philadelphia public school system. Marie heart passion was caring for the sick. This passion led her to volunteer while in high school as a candy striper at the Mercy Douglas Hospital. Marie also devoted much of her time and energy as a caregiver to family members, including her mother whom she cared for from 2004- 2008.
Marie gave her life to Christ in 2006 while attending Mt. Pleasant Worship and Outreach Center in Raleigh, NC. After relocating to Raeford, NC in 2009, Marie served as the church secretary of the Mount Zion AME Zion Church until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish her memory children, Yvonne Johnson of Raleigh, NC, Victoria Spain (Arthur) & Denise Hardaway both of Philadelphia, PA, Catherine McRae (John) of Raeford, NC, and Leroy McDonald (Rebecca) of Polkton, NC; sister, Elizabeth Butler of Philadelphia, PA; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and one nephew, Douglas Butler of Philadelphia, PA.