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Polly Taylor

May 31, 1959 — November 13, 2021

Polly Ragsdale Taylor, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., entered into eternity on Nov. 13, 2021. She was the wife of Jack Rodney Taylor, and they were affiliated with Faith Bible Fellowship of Oak Ridge.

Born on May 31, 1959, Polly grew up in Atlanta, Ga., where she attended The Westminster Schools, Emory-at-Oxford, and Georgia Tech, where she met the love of her life. She and Rod developed a rare bond of affection for each other and they were married on June 25, 1988 She had a strong compassion for animals -- especially stray cats. She made friends easily, and was an encouraging influence in whatever causes she espoused: The Anderson County Republican Party, The Gideons Auxiliary, and The Holston Rose Society.

Polly was preceded in death by her brother, Samuel Leigh Ragsdale, and her mother, Ethel Leigh Cook Ragsdale. Survivors include her husband Rod, her father Theron Ragsdale, both of Oak Ridge, and the relatives of both of their families.

A memorial service will be held at Martin's Funeral Home in Oak Ridge at Noon on November 17, 2021. Graveside service and burial will be at noon on November 18, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Newnan, Ga.

Funeral Service

NOV 17. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)

Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home

1017 Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

[email protected]

Graveside Service

NOV 18. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)

Oak Hill Cemetery

96 Jefferson St

Newnan, GA 30263

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