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Betty Jane Franklin Taylor

Betty Jane Franklin Taylor, age 94, daughter of the late Judson Franklin and the late Daisey Harmon Franklin, entered into eternal rest at her residence, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, December 24, 2019. She is survived by daughters, Shirley Yon and Kandy Boatwright; sons, Jack Blohm and Michael Blohm; six grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. She was born in Aiken, S.C.  She was a member of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church in Aiken, S.C.  She was a Military wife for 25 years.  Ballet dancing was the beginning of her life, having studied in Columbia, S.C. and danced in New York. She was an extra actress and while living in Hollywood for three years, played in a movie, “Hello Dolly” with Barbara Striesand. She was a big lover of animals, and she really loved nature and visiting Edisto Beach.  She was a Professional Dog Groomer, and when she came to Aiken, she opened the first Dog Grooming Shop known as “The Doggery.” She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend to many. She was a very talented lady, and a person of her caliber shall be greatly missed by her family and all whose lives she touched during the 94 precious years that God granted her on this earth. Earth’s loss is truly Heaven’s gain. God has called another Angel home. A service, celebrating her life, will be held in the Chapel of Napier Funeral Home on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Father Grant officiating. She will be entombed at a later date in Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, Florida. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one  hour prior to the service. Memorials, in her honor, may be made to the Aiken County Shelter of to a charity of one’s choice.   Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main Street. Graniteville SC, 29829 is in charge of the funeral arrangements. You may sign the guest registry at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com


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Will always remember you Ms. BettyYou were an amazing woman

Donnette Covar & Bruce Covar Dec 30 2019 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy and prayers from our Family to yours. From Erlene Brown and Family

Erlene H Brown Dec 30 2019 12:00 AM

Pamela Bain Dec 28 2019 12:00 AM

There was a time in my life where I was blessed to call Betty Mom. Many happy memories were made but one in particular has always stood out for me and Id like to share it with you all now.
Betty had always been a woman of many talents and one year she decided to try her hand at a new one: knitting. She became very good at it and decided to knit presents for members of the family. To my daughter Karla, who was 3 or 4 at the time, she gave a knitted Christmas stocking. It was beautiful and had Karlas name knitted on the front. With each passing year that stocking has stretched and grown, and has become the biggest longest stocking on the mantle.
Just like the stocking, Bettys love has stretched and grown to cover any one she meets. She was a lady of grace and poise and I have always counted myself lucky to be a part of her family.
She will be missed......Pamela Bain, mother of Karla Blohm

Pamela Bain Dec 28 2019 12:00 AM