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Kristen Nicole Ward Taylor, 36, a resident of Greenville, died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Friday, July 17, 2020.

Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church Cemetery on Monday, July 20, with Rev. Allen Stephenson officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing.

Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Bob Ward and Jewel Pierce.

She is survived by her loving husband Rickey Taylor; their three beautiful children, Alissa, Benton and Pierson; parents, Gerry and Donna Ward; sister, Jennifer Ward; maternal grandparents, Joe L. and Yvonne Wood; father and mother-in-law, Wesley and Vesta Taylor; brother-in-law, Clinton Taylor; niece, Bryleigh Taylor; nephew, Creed Taylor; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and other family members as well as many dear friends.

Kristen fought a courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.  She loved her family dearly and cherished every moment with the sweetest spirit.  She will be missed by all.  The family request that contributions be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

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