Gladys Geneva Bumgardner Taylor, age 89, passed away November 29, 2020 at her home. Gladys was born on October 4, 1931 in Anderson County to the late James Henry Lee Bumgardner. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended Briceville First Baptist Church earlier in her life. Gladys enjoyed word search puzzles, working in her flower bed, and bird watching. She enjoyed visiting Dollywood and watching UT sports. In addition to her parents, Gladys is preceded in death by her husband, James E. (J.E.) Taylor, son, Richard Bumgardner, daughter, Jearldine “Candy” Taylor; brothers, Bill and Wade Bumgardner, sisters Lucille Shoffner, Annie Smith, Trula Smith, and Hazel Raper, grandson Bryan Bumgardner, twin granddaughters Melissa Jean and Stephanie Lynn Jones and great granddaughter, Stephanie Ann Melissa Jones.

Survivors include:

Children    Debbie and Fred VanNorstran

                  Sandy and Ronnie Spitzer

                   Johnny and Valdra Taylor

                   Eddie and Debbie Taylor

                    Mitzi and Mike Evans

Sister           Patsy and Phil Casaday

Grandchildren   Jason Jones

                          Ronnie and Megan Spitzer

                          Ashley Spitzer and Fiancee Chris Longmars

                           Madison Taylor

                           Shelly Bumgardner and family

Great Grandchildren   Jay Jay Jones

Visitation: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 7:00 PM, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wayne Phillips officiating.

Family and Friends will meet at 1:15 PM at Hatmaker Funeral Home in Lake City, Tennessee on Thursday, December 3, 2020 to go in procession to the Sam Foust Cemetery in Lake City for a 2:00 PM graveside service.