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Mrs. Doris Taylor

Mrs. Doris Taylor, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at her residence. Funeral services were held on Sunday, June 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Poplar Spring Baptist Church with Rev. Perry Davis officiating. Interment was held in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Taylor was born on July 6, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the parentage of the late Mr. Edward Jones and Ms. Janie Patsy. They had six (6) children, two boys (Stanley and Alfred) and four (4) girls (Geraldine, Betty Ruth, Veronica and Doris).

Doris went to Bock Vocational and OIC School in Philadelphia, where she met her husband Mr. Ronald Taylor. They were married for sixty seven (67) years and had three (3) daughters; Yvette (who preceded her in death), Crystal and Rhonda.

Mrs. Taylor worked at the Naval Yard for twenty six (26) years before retiring. She was a caregiver to many both professionally and personally. Doris was a member of Our Lady of Rosary where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and an active choir member.

In 1999, Doris moved to Anchorage, Alaska and was an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church. Doris was an active member of the sewing club with all of her family members. She loved arts and crafts and blessed everyone she could with art.

Doris was a loving mother, aunt, sister, cousin and wife. In 2017, Doris and Ronald moved to Sandersville, Georgia and became active members of Poplar Spring Baptist Church. She was a motherly figure to many, not just her own children, but her nieces, nephews, great nieces and grandchildren.

She was a faithful servant to God.

Mrs. Taylor leaves behind her loving husband: Mr. Ronald Taylor, Sandersville, Georgia; two children: Mrs. Rhonda Taylor (Charles) Richardson, Ms. Crystal Lee, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; two sisters: Ms. Veronica Mannah, Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Betty Ruth Jones, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; three grandchildren: Floyd, Jr., Kenneth, Jr., Kimberly; six great grandchildren: Anthony, Floyd, III, Journey, Aiden, Kensen, Kenneth, III; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends whom she loved dearly.

Anyone who knew Doris, would say she was the sweetest most genuine person you could ever meet. She always offered a listening ear and reminded many of how good God was in her life. M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.


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