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Brenda Koon Taylor

October 5, 1943 — March 2, 2022

Brenda Joy Koon Taylor

Aiken, SC—A celebration of life service for Mrs. Brenda Joy Koon Taylor, age 78, will be held 1:00 pm Friday March 11, 2022 at Cole Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.  Steve Hanna officiating. Mrs. Taylor entered into rest Sunday February 27, 2022 at her residence. She was the beloved wife of Mr. Ira Frank Taylor and the daughter of the late Mr. Woodrow Koon and the late Mrs. Ida Mills Koon. Mrs. Taylor was a native of Aiken and had made Aiken her home since after moving back from Amarillo, TX in 1978. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church. She had worked in K-Mart in Arkansas for 13 years and Belk in Aiken for 27 years where she was a manager. She loved shopping at Belk, listening to Country music, and reading romance novels. Survivors include: one daughter Toni Taylor, Aiken; two brothers Barron Koon, Leesville, and Cleveland Koon, Aiken; and two grandchildren Christopher Kenner, Aiken, and Andre Wheeler, Jr., Aiken. A visitation with the family will take place following the service at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PKWY (118 BYPASS) AIKEN, SC 29801 803-648-7175. Services will be live streamed on the Cole Funeral Home Facebook Page. Due to Covid, it is suggested that masks be worn and social distancing observed. Please sign the online registry at www.colefuneralhomeinc.net.

“Ode to Brenda”

Since I took Brenda for my wife

I’ve had an Angel in my life

Her love and kindness and total class

Make my problems always pass

We’ve had our highs and some lows

After 50 years she’s beautiful in buttons and bows

Before her I was lonely even in a crowd

Since meeting her I have been very proud

She asked me one day to come to church

Before that I always seem to be in a lurch

She tries to help everyone that she can

And then cooks a great meal with a frying pan

From a friend she got a recipe for “Trash”

As tasty as that is they could make some cash

Brenda is my strength, my pride and joy

Every time she gets near me my heart says “Oh Boy”

With age she has gotten better like fine wine

Always I will love her until the end of time

By Ira Frank Taylor

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