Delores Ann Van Taylor Barlow, 79, of St. Simons Island, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 15, 2016, at Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick after an extended illness.
Born in Mansfield, Pa., her parents were Benjamin and Margorie Jones Van Zile. She is also preceded in death by her first husband, Arnold Merton Taylor and her second husband, Richard Edward Barlow.
Delores was a homemaker and a member of Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church. She loved raising her children and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her 11 children and their spouses, Michael and Laura Taylor of St. Simons Island, Bruce and Theresa Taylor of St. Simons Island, Arnold and Annette Taylor Jr. of Bradford, N.Y., Robert and Bonnie Taylor of Statesboro, Nancy and Lawton Lastinger of Waycross, Barnett and Linda Taylor of Brunswick, Richard and Crystal Taylor of St. Simons Island, Rodney and Lisa Marie Taylor of Naples, Fla., John Taylor of Warner Robins, David and Nicole Taylor of St. Simons Island, and Kimberly Barlow of Brunswick; 23 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Wesley Van Zile of Tioga, Pa., Eugene “Kip” Van Zile of Addison, N.Y.; Hank Van Zile of Shelburne, Vt., and Larry Van Zile of Addison, N.Y.; two sisters, Mary Vandermark of Elmira, N.Y., and Connie Greenfield of Dundee, N.Y.; and also several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, at Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Sinclair officiating. Burial will follow in Twin Rivers Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert Taylor, Barnett Taylor, Richard Taylor, Rodney Taylor, John Taylor and David Taylor.
Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.