|Birth: ||Sep. 5, 1869|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1940|
"MRS. TALIAFERRO WIDOW OF BANK FOUNDER, DIES - Was Member of Prominent Tampa Family - Mrs. Stella Morrison Taliaferro, widow of Thomas Carson Taliaferro, founder and for many years president of the First National Bank of Tampa, passed away quietly at St. Joseph's hospital yesterday morning at 4:30 o'clock after an illness of several months.
Mrs. Taliaferro was the daughter of William A. and Elizabeth Hinton Morrison, and came to Florida from Mobile, Ala., with her parents when an infant. She and Mr. Taliaferro were married in 1890 in Tampa, where she had lived since childhood. During her long life in the community she took a great, though quiet, interest in its welfare and her generous and kindly efforts were not known even by her most intimate friends.
Lived With Family
After the death of her husband in 1928, she lived quietly at the family home on Hyde Park avenue, with the homes of two sons and a daughter in the same block.
Mrs. Taliaferro is survived by three sons, E. P., William M., and T. C. Taliaferro, jr., all of Tampa, and two daughters, Mrs. Martin B. Withers of Tampa, and Mrs. Andres Iglesias, of Philadelphia, who returned there 10 days ago after a visit here and who arrived here yesterday.
Funeral services will be held this morning at 10:30 o'clock at St. Andrew's Episcopal church, with burial in Myrtle Hill cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be vestrymen of St. Andrew's, of which Mrs. Taliaferro was a member and active in its organization years ago. They are:
Arthur S. Gibbons, P. O. Knight, jr., G. Dave Curtis; G. R. Griffin, Edgar Struss, John E. Himes, Alvin Magnon and Glen B. Jennings.
Honorary pallbearers will be D. B. McKay, R. J. Binnicker, V. H. Northcutt, H. T. Lykes, F. D. Jackson, T. N. Henderson, W. F. Ferman, Taliaferro Lane, R. H. Liggett, R. A. Liggett, F. M. Cooper and John T. Campbell, directors of the First National bank, of which Mr. Taliaferro long had been head, and Dr. J. C. Vinson, H. C. Culbreath, Carl P. Fish, T. M. Lykes, W. H. Jackson, John W. Lykes, George P. Raney, sr., and K. I. McKay, friends of the family for many years."
Published in The Tampa Morning Tribune (Tampa, Florida, USA), Monday, June 3, 1940, p. 2.
William A Morrison (1839 - 1911)
Elizabeth H Hinton Morrison (1846 - 1918)
Thomas Carson Taliaferro (1859 - 1928)
Stella LaCroix Morrison Taliaferro (1869 - 1940)
Roy Morrison (1876 - 1917)*
Myrtle Hill Memorial Park
Plot: DS w/ Thomas Carson Taliaferro
Maintained by: James Morrison
Originally Created by: Noreta
Record added: Apr 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51824012
Kenneth W. Reckart
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