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Naomi Taylor

May 31, 1924 — November 7, 2019

Naomi V. Taylor, 95 of Craigsville passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the home of her loving daughter, Brenda Drennen, after fighting a battle with cancer.

She was born May 31, 1924 in Blakeley, WV to the late Rev. Roy H. Estep and Caroline Ortha Rider Estep. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Craig A. Goff; daughters, Sandra S. Goff and Shirley M. Goff Cox Fisher; granddaughter, Tammy S. Woods; great-grandson, Anthony A. Cox; brothers, Robert L. Estep, James P. Estep, Agee Estep; sisters, Stella E. Estep Goff and Lillian Estep; husbands, Waitman Goff and Wilbert Taylor.

She worked at the former Cutlip Store in Webster Springs, at BF Goodrich in Akron, Ohio making aircraft fuel tank bladders, and Sylvania Electric Products, Inc. in Emporium, PA making vacuum tubes. She enjoyed camping, fishing, reading, church, and spending time with family and friends.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Carl A. Goff of Craigsville, Leslie G. Goff of Brighton, MI, and David A. (companion Linda Martin) Goff of Gettysburg, PA; daughters, Maxine L. Woods, Beverly A. (Mikael) Roode, and Doris I. (James) Kingdon of Bolair, and Brenda R. (Carey) Drennen of Cowen; 25 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and many other extended family and friends.

Friends may join the family for visitation on Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Naomi’s life will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday at the Funeral Home with Rev. David Terry officiating. Interment will follow at WV Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

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