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Jennie Taylor, widow of Brent Taylor, invited to State of the Union

Jan 31, 2019, 1:35 PM
Jennie Taylor, wife of the late North Ogden Mayor, Maj. Brent Taylor, right, holds back tears as sh...
Jennie Taylor, wife of the late North Ogden Mayor, Maj. Brent Taylor, right, holds back tears as she talks about her husbands death during a press conference held by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation at the North Ogden Municipal Building on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. The foundation paid off Taylor’s mortgage. (Steve Griffin/Deseret News)
(Steve Griffin/Deseret News)

Jennie Taylor, the widow of North Ogden Mayor Sgt. Brent Taylor, has been invited to attend the State of the Union address. She is the guest of Representative Rob Bishop.

It is not known if Jennie Taylor will be mentioned in the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump.

She will also attend a reception held in the honor of her husband, hosted by Rep. Bishop.

Jennie Taylor has previously said that her husband, “wanted us to remember to love each other and to work together to better the community.”

She is the mother of seven children, ranging in age from 13 years to 1 year old.

Brent Taylor was serving as a major in the National Guard when he and another soldier was killed in Afghanistan in November 2018.

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Jennie Taylor, widow of Brent Taylor, invited to State of the Union