Delia Rose Taylor Price, 93, died Thursday evening, November 1, 2018. The daughter of Jessie Roland and Lilly Myrtle Snipes Taylor, she was born and died on her family’s tobacco farm in the Oakdale community of Greene County. Mrs. Price held many jobs related to public education. She retired from Lenoir Community College where she worked at Heritage Place with genealogy. She was a member and attended Eden Christian Church until her health declined.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Price was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Wilmer Ralph “Dick” Price; a second husband, Marion S. Wilson; an infant son, George William Price; and a sister, Edna Taylor Highsmith.
Her surviving family includes her children, W. Ralph Price (Diane) of Raleigh, Myra Price Frazier (Edward) of Lynch Station, Virginia, and Dicky Taylor Price (Sharon) of Oakdale; grandchildren, Tracie M. Dugas (Jeff) of Birmingham, AL, Jennifer B. Logan of Fayetteville, Kathy B. Pike (Clifton) of New Bern, Edward Frazier II (Shelly) of Raleigh, Taylor Douglas (Chandler) of Morrisville, Sean Price (Samantha) of Raleigh, and Kelly Price of Raleigh; six great-grandchildren, Christopher Dugas, Caroline Dugas, Jay Pike, Will Pike, Payton Logan, and Connor Douglas; and a special friend whom she considered a brother, Baxter Hardy (Faye) of Jason.
Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Sunday, November 4th, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with Pastor Scott Hardy officiating. Interment will be held privately at the Rainbow Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday prior to the service from 2:00 – 2:45 PM and other times at the Price residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Eden Christian Church, c/o Pastor Greg Pursinger, 117 Sunset Acres Lane, Winterville, NC 28590, the Heritage Place Learning Resources Center at LCC, PO Box 188, Kinston, NC 28502-0188, or Pruitt Health and Hospice of Eastern NC, 4351 S. Main Street, Farmville, NC 27828.
The family would like to render a special thanks to Dr. Steven Hamstead; and Mrs. Price’s caregivers, Faye Sauls and Betty Jean Shingleton. Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com
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Delia Rose was a special, helpful person. She was a friend of my first mother-in-law, Rachel Parks and this was how I got to know her. Love and prayers to all the family. Nelllie Westtbrook Best
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Myra, Ralph, and Dickie--I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. She lived a long and giving life and touched many, many people. I have always had a special fondness for your mother, as I spent so much time in your home growing up in Greene County. May peace be with you all, and Myra, I'm sending a virtual hug to you.
Submitted by Kay Creech on Nov 6 2018 08:27:39 AM
Major Price, I was very saddened to hear of the passing of your mother. May God's grace and his peace rest upon your family! Charles Moody
Submitted by Charles Moody on Nov 5 2018 01:02:48 PM
Im so so for your Loss the Family is in my thoughts and prayers Aunt Delia was sure a love Lady she except me into the family with open arms she was a fun Loving Lady and i just loved sitting and talk to her wish i could be there but just found out this morning Love and Prayers to you Ralph Myra & Dickie Taylor
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Ralph I am so sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time
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