2018-05-23 / Obituaries

Minerva Elizabeth Talley Paylor

Mrs. Minerva Elizabeth Talley Paylor, age 93, of 901 Ridge Road, departed this life on Sunday, May 20, 2018 in Person Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Person County and a member of Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Riley Paylor, Sr.; seven children, Virginia Paylor, Curtis Paylor, Tezell Paylor (Shirley) Tessie Chambers and Bruce Paylor Patricia), and Zebedee Paylor of Dayton, Ohio and Patricia McNair; one sister, Eunice Blackwell; 20 grandchildren, including two special grandchildren, Felita McCain and Thomas Rogers, Jr. of Atlanta, Georgia; several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other additional relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1111 Oak Grove Mt. Zion Road, Roxboro, NC 27574 with the Rev. Clyde A. Glass, pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her daughter at 631 Rachael Lane #4 in Roxboro, NC 27573.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mrs. Minerva Elizabeth Talley Paylor.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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