Linda Faye Taylor, 61, of Gainesboro, Tennessee,  passed
away on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at her residence.  She had
chosen cremation.

  There  will be no visitation or services at the funeral home at
this time.

  She was born May  14, 1952, in Ellijay, Georgia,  to  the  late
James Barney  Bates, Jr.  and  Bonnie  Rene  Eller  Bates.
She was married to the late
Louis Roland Taylor.  She was an
artist, and served in the U.S. Army.

  In addition to her husband and parents, she   was  preceded
in  death  by  
1  Daughter:   Jennifer Robin Putnam;  1  Sister:
Delores Bates Hudson; and
1 Brother: Walton Bates.

  Survivors include
1  Daughter: Melanie C. (Alan) Gavami of
Bethpage,  TN;  
Grandchildren:   Emily  Robyn  Praught    and
Michael J. Gavami;
Great Granddaughter: Sage Praught; and
3  Sisters:  Nita (Ray) Schaerer,  Norma (Ray) Crawford,    and
Glenda (David) Bates Burris.
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