OXFORD — Emma Lou White Taylor, 90, of Richmond, died Sept. 29, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, John S. Taylor.

She is survived by her son, James W. Taylor and his husband, David Ochman, of Beaufay, France; sister, Patricia W. Wrenn; niece, Lynda W. Beasley and her husband, Johnnie, and Lynda’s children, Kathryn Frazier and Brandon Frazier, of Oxford, North Carolina.; cousin, Ben F. White Jr. and his husband, James Howard, of Durham, North Carolina.

Lou graduated from UNC Women’s College with a degree in sociology. She was a social worker and later settled in Richmond to become a homemaker. Lou was a bright and witty woman who loved life and her family. She will be greatly missed by all.

A private graveside service will be held at noon on Oct. 6 at Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford, North Carolina. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.blileys.com or www.hallwynne.com.

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