Dorothy James Taylor, 70, wife of Larry Taylor, departed this life on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Opus Post Acute Rehab in West Columbia.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1947, in Sumter County, a daughter of the late English and Rebecca Williams James.

Public viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Job's Mortuary.

There will be a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. today at St. John Apostolic Church, 869 Weeks St., Sumter, SC 29150.

Mrs. Taylor will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. on Saturday for viewing until the hour of service.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Salem Chapel & Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave., Sumter, SC 29150 with Bishop Tommy Doe and Overseer John Hart officiating. Interment will follow at Mayesville Community Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home, 401 Wildsmere Ave., Columbia, SC 29203.

Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., Sumter, is in charge of arrangements.

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