Donna (Waymire) Taylor
1965 - 2019
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Donna Waymire Taylor, age 54 of Chipley, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 16, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Donna was born on Feb. 1, 1965 in Bonifay, Florida to John Andrew and Zelma (Rustin) Waymire. A lifelong resident of the Florida Panhandle, Donna worked for the Washington County School Board as the Secretary to the Principal and was a member of Holmes Creek Baptist Church. She was an avid sports fan who loved to watch her Florida State Seminoles, Auburn Tigers, and her favorite Nascar driver Bill Elliott. She also enjoyed spending time in the outdoors camping with family and friends. Of all her joys in life, being called "Nana" was her greatest. Donna courageously battled cancer for many years, encouraging others to fight the fight, which she did fearlessly up until her last day.
She was preceded in death by her parents: John Andrew and Zelma Waymire; brother: Michiel Waymire; grandson: Jace W. Ewing.
She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Ricky Taylor of Chipley, Florida; daughter: Sara Ewing and husband Josh of Chipley, Florida; son: Sam Taylor and wife Nichole of Chipley, Florida; three brothers: Lamar Waymire and wife Amy of Chipley, Florida, Robert Waymire and wife Georgian of Chipley, Florida, David Waymire and wife Suzanne of Alabaster, Alabama; five grandchildren: Madelyn Taylor, Colton Taylor, Evelyn Ewing, Lillian Ewing, Anniston Ewing; numerous nieces, nephews, and loved ones.
Funeral services will be held 1p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at Holmes Creek Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida with Rev. Doug Hogg officiating. Interment will follow in Glenwood Cemetery. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.
The family will receive friends for visitation from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 at Holmes Creek Baptist Church.

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Published in Washington County News from Nov. 18 to Nov. 27, 2019.
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November 19, 2019
Im sure gonna miss Donna loved her dearly
Sharon Holmes
Friend
November 18, 2019
Robert and family, I am sorry to hear this. I pray for God's peace and comfort to cover family and friends as you grieve the lost of your loved one. God Bless you all.
Tony Gushlaw
Friend
November 18, 2019
To Donna's Family: There are no words that can truly express how heartbroken we feel for your loss. We had the privilege to meet Donna on several occasions. Although we did not know her well, we do know she certainly made her brothers look good! There is so much love in the Waymire family that we known you will be strong for Donna and help each other through the days & weeks ahead. Your love and memories of your sweet Donna will be your strength. God has her now and may you find comfort in knowing she is fine and will live on in your hearts and you wonderful memories of her. God bless you all and know God has his arms around you too.
Bill and Frankie Worthington
November 17, 2019
Our prayers are with the family that God would comfort and give His peace that passes our understanding.
Dewayne and Sandi Morris
Neighbor
November 17, 2019
Mrs. Donna was a very special lady. I enjoyed working with her at Chipley High School.She now is the arms of our Father in Heaven. My prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow.
Sylvia Keith
Friend
November 17, 2019
Robert and Lamar, I am so deeply sorry for the loss of your sister. You and all your families are in my prayers. Lovingly, Rise' Kirkland Wall
Rise' Wall
Friend
November 17, 2019
My thoughts, prayers, and love are with Aunt Donna's family right now. With all my love, I hope for peace through this difficult time.
Leigha Rudd
Family
November 17, 2019
Cancer is an ugly disease.. It takes loved ones from us and puts a void in us that only Jesus can fill. Love, thoughts and prayers to Donna's family. Remember the good times and cherish them.
Nick and Debbie Grande
Acquaintance
November 17, 2019
Donna was such an outstanding second grader when I taught her, so enthusiastic about learning. I still have the gift that she gave to me that her mother made, hanging on my wall in our family room-PIGOTT-such a treasured gift❤My love goes out to the family!
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Linda Pigott
November 17, 2019
I am sorry For your loss,. Prayers for the family.
Greely Register
Friend
November 16, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and comfort now and always
Alice Carter
Acquaintance
November 16, 2019
E T shWe are so sorry for her family right now but she is with GOD.
Donna & WALLACE Phillips
November 16, 2019
Our hearts are broken. Hugs and prayers to Donna's family. Love, Mike, Jackie, Scott and Kirstin Redfield
November 16, 2019
Lamar & Amy, Please accept our sincere condolences on your loss of your sister Donna. With respect Robert & Linda Berry
Robert Berry
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