Laura  Taylor

Laura Jean Taylor (Metz)

Tuesday, January 24th, 1933 - Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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Obituary

Laura Jean Taylor, 86, of Copley Road Weston went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Lewis County on January 24, 1933: daughter of the late Lash Metz and Estella (Dooley) Metz. On September 6, 1949, she married Oren T. Taylor, who preceded her in death on October 7, 2001.
Mrs. Taylor is survived by one daughter: Beverly (Taylor) Richards and husband Wilbert of Copley, five sons: Robert O. Taylor and wife Marsha, Phillip Joe Taylor, Steven Patrick Taylor and wife Bonnie, Ricky Taylor and wife Karen and Thomas Taylor and wife Regina all of Copley, 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Oren, Jean was preceded in death by one grandson: Robert James Taylor, 7 brothers and 3 sisters.
Mrs. Taylor was a glassworker with the Colonial Glass Factory of Weston and later worked at the Alkahn Label Factory. Her favorite job was being a homemaker where she loved to cook and spend time with her grandkids. She will be missed by all her loving family and friends. Jean was a Methodist by faith.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Saturday, August 31, 2019 from 2-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Wease Day officiating. Interment will follow services in the Lewis County Memorial Park. On-line condolences and life stories in memory of Jean may be expressed at hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Laura Jean Taylor.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Saturday, August 31st, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home
    Address
    730 N. Main Ave
    Weston 26452
  • Service

    Sunday, September 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel
    Address
    730 N. Main Ave.
    WESTON, WV 26452
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    Officiant
    Pastor Wease Day
  • Interment

    Location
    Weston Masonic Cemetery
    Address
    WESTON, WV

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Thomas E. White

Posted at 04:17pm
My sincerest condolences to all of the Metz family members of Jean Metz the girl I went to school with on Loveberry Hill. I also knew Oren. The Metz family did so much for me, Mom (Treas) and Aggie. I sat down and listed the family and I had a little trouble. I believe the list is correct: Jean, Cora (Turner), Mary (Brockleman) Maxine (Hefner). The Metz men who helped us do everything on the farm; Andy, Harley, Claude, George, Earl, June (Lash Jr.) and John. It has been a lot of years but I still remember the Metz family. Please let everyone know that Tommy White is still getting up every day; I will be 86 in November.
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Valery Johnson

Posted at 02:21pm
Valery Marsh Johnson
So sorry for your lost my prayers and thoughts are with you all your mom was always so kind to me and she always had a smile her mom always talked she would walk down to Mom's or mom would walk down to see her witch ever one could get around the best at the time mom would tell me Jean came to see me today or I went to see Jean today your mom always ask me about my after she went to the nursing home and mom always asked me about her to now she how went to heaven on the wing of a snow white 🕊️ dove to she has finished her jouney here on Earth and behind all her love for all of you . For she loved each of you in her own special way and she will always be with you for she is a part of you she is in your 💓 and in your memory and she will always be with you wherever you go always remember that may God bless you may he be with you in this time of sorrow you all are in my thoughts so sorry I couldn't be there I really wanted to be there

Anna Chambers

Posted at 06:29pm
Sotry for your loss. Prayers for all the family at this devastating time.

Linda Riffle-Elbon

Posted at 01:03pm
Jean was such a special person and will be missed very much by all that knew her. She was always good to everyone and made them always feel welcome in her home. Love and Prayers for all of the family during this difficult and very sad time. Linda Riffle-Elbon

Jenn Metz

Posted at 05:39am
That I can recall I met her twice in my life. As a child my father (James Metz) would share stories of how sweet she was and how special she was to him. The last of a generation of Metz's to go home. Tell me Grandpa (your brother Andy) that I love him. Love to my extended West Virginia family!!
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