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Esther Cheek Taylor

May 9, 1931 January 16, 2023
Esther Cheek Taylor
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Obituary for Esther Cheek Taylor

Esther Cheek Taylor, 91, passed away on January 16th, 2023. She was born in Barnwell, SC on May 9th, 1931 to the late Charles Carroll Cheek and Corene Brooker Cheek.

Esther was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a Sunday School Teacher for over 50 years, a WMU Director for the Barnwell-Bamberg Baptist Association for 8 years, and a retired Executive Secretary for Savannah River Site. She was a former member of Seven Pines Baptist Church and a member of the First Baptist Church of Barnwell.

She is survived by her husband, George Taylor; brother Carroll (Sharon) Cheek of Santee, SC; sons Gerald (Annette) Moore of Snelling, SC, and Paul (Sheree) Moore of Snelling, SC; daughter Melanie Moore Corell of Martin, SC; grandchildren Dana C. (Mike) Wood of Edgefield, SC, Mia (George) Handberry of Martin, SC, Creig Corell of Barnwell, SC, and Carla Moore of Atlanta, GA; great-grandchildren Cory Wood, Cordie Handberry and Leighton Handberry.

She is preceded in death by her grandson, Jason Moore; great-grandson Ryan Wood; brother Hyman Cheek; husbands Willard Moore and Ralph Williams; and son-in-law Ralph Corell.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, January 19th, 2023 at 2:00 PM at the Barnwell County Memorial (Airport) Cemetery. The family will visit with friends at the cemetery after the service. Mole Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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