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Crystal Taylor

October 17, 1931 — February 10, 2017

Crystal Durrer Taylor passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 after a long illness. She was born on October 17, 1931 to the late Duane Durrer and Willie Mack Durrer of Ruckersville, VA.

Crystal was raised on the family farm on Spring Hill Rd. After graduating from William Monroe High School she moved to Alexandria where she worked for the government. In 1970 she and her family returned to Greene County and built their home on a parcel of the family farm. She worked for the Greene County School System for many years.

She is survived by her sons, Brad Taylor and his wife, Anne of Bakersfield, CA and Scott Taylor of Ruckersville; one grandson, Casey Taylor; sister, Mary Dickens of Charlottesville; brother, Welford Durrer of Gordonsville; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Garnett Breeden and Irene Dennis and her brothers, Mack Lee (Jack) Durrer, Tommy Durrer and George B. Durrer.

Crystal was a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church. The family would like to thank Colonnades Senior Living for the special care they gave her.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 11 am at Spring Hill Baptist Church, 2620 Frays Mill Rd, Ruckersville, VA 22968, with Pastor Steve Nethery officiating.

Interment will follow in Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

An online guestbook is available at

Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling the arrangements.
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