Florence Taylor

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May 22, 1931 - October 17, 2011

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Saturday, October 22nd at 11 a.m. Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church


Florence Roberta ” Bobbi” Taylor, 80 of Powell , left the world she loved so dearly on October 17th, 2011. She passed away at the home of her loving daughter whom had been caring for her. Bobbi had many accomplishments in life, a teacher, restaurant owner, secretary, and worked as a Legislative information specialist researching government bills and documents for the public inquiries. She was a graduate of Capital University with a Bachelor Degree in Music. Bobbi took her love of music and passionately taught students and entertained family members over the years. She played the organ and piano at many school functions and church events including weddings in the Willard, Attica and Westerville areas and for family and friends. Bobbi was a world traveler, visiting Australia, Europe, Israel, The Holy Land, China and Hawaii. She shared many memorable cruises around the world with friends and family. She spent many summers in Canada enjoying her family time boating and fishing and relaxing with a game of cards. Bobbi was a very active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Westerville. She belonged to The Ruth Circle Club, Wednesday Morning Bible Study, Choir and was the church organist. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her monthly bridge club. Bobbi had a passion for life itself. She was an inspiration to all she met. She believed that without laughter, family and friends that life would be empty. She is survived by her daughter, Denise (Joe) Parrish of Powell, sons Damon (Mary) Taylor and Bradley Taylor, both of Columbus and husband Charles Taylor, Buckeye Lake. She was a loving grandmother and great-grandmother to Nathan(Alysia), Bryan, Megan, Kevin, Matthew and Zaden. Her brother, Donald(Joan) Zellner of FL, Sisters Carol (Don) Young of OK and Linda(Al) Davis of FL. She is also survived by a special cousin Karen (Winn) Boyd of Ashland and several Nieces and Nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents: Cora Glendora Zellner; Rolla (Daddy) Zellner and George Marshall Brill. Bobbi enjoyed life and believed that laughter was the best medicine. She touched so many family and friends with her love of life and music. Friends may call at the Moreland Funeral Home at 55 East Schrock Rd Westerville, from 6:00-8:00 PM Friday. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday October 22, 2011 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. 100 East Schrock Road Westerville. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Pastor Will Hartfelder and Richard Walston will be officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to: Grace Lutheran Church Rose Garden Fund, Westerville. Condolences may be expressed at www.morelandfuneralhome.com


Ruth Niver Earl - Oct 24, 2011

Such a small world and such a coincidence. I read Bobbi’s obituary in the Willard T-J and my first thought was to extend condolences to Carol, Don and Linda, whom I knew from Willard school and 4-H. As I re-read, I realized that Roberta Brill was my first piano teacher. She loaned me a metronome, which I returned to her in Westerville when I was at OSU. She was a dear lady and a patient teacher. And what a life she must have lived. I know you will all miss her. My sympathy!

Betty Carpenter & Family - Oct 22, 2011

To the family of Bobbi Taylor;
The Carpenter Family extends our sincere condolences to the Taylor Family. We watched the three of you grow up as our sons took piano lessons for years at your house.
We will be unable to attend the service, but we extend our sympathy and best wishes.

Michele Salinas - Oct 19, 2011

Denise, Damon, Brad, – sorry to hear about your mother. I always remember how much fun we had in Canada. I remember her as always happy and having fun! I know you will miss her very much.
Linda, Donald, Carol – sorry to hear about your sister. I remember the trip to OK where I met you with my kids and the alternator going out in my old suburban. Also I remember when you came to see me in Texas and we parked the motor home in front of our house.
All, know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Michele Korbas Salinas

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