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Ivy Ann Taylor

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Ivy Ann Taylor


BATAVIA — Ivy Ann Taylor, 62, of Batavia passed away on Tuesday, (Oct. 5, 2021) at her home in Batavia.

Ms. Taylor was born May 24, 1959, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Albert and Peggy Jean (Smith) Polk.

She was a lifelong member of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Batavia. She had a beautiful singing voice and at one time was active in the church choir. Ivy enjoyed spending time with her grandson, traveling, and going to the casino. She was a longtime nurse at the former Genesee County Home and worked as a poll worker in Genesee County.

Ivy is survived by her sons, Roy Taylor of Batavia, Timothy Taylor of Rochester, and Derrek Taylor of Le Roy; her grandson, Perry Taylor of Rochester; a brother, Albert W. Polk of Batavia; sisters, Janet Dawson, Freda Polk, Wanda Polk, and Brenda Polk, all of Batavia. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

She is preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Polk-Burriss; and the father of her children, Roy Taylor.

Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday (Oct. 12, 2021) from 11 to noon at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 516 Ellicott Street in Batavia, where Ivy‘s Funeral Service will immediately follow visitation at noon. Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Arrangements were entrusted to the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home in Batavia. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at

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