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Shelby Jean Taylor, age 77, died Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at The Care Center of
Vernon. She was born May 7, 1943, to Barton Ray and Tommie Reeves Ray in
Monroe County. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Hamilton Open
Door Worship Center.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 11, 2020, at Hamilton Open Door
Worship Center with Bro. Shane Ray officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until service time Friday, December
11, 2020 at the Worship Center.
Survivors include two sons, Steven Michael Taylor (Margie) of Aberdeen, MS and
Anthony Taylor (Ava) of Columbus, MS; eight grandchildren, Alan Castle, Chelsey
Taylor, Noah Taylor, Akito Portee, Alexander Portee, Austen Taylor, Alijah Taylor,
and Amiayah Taylor.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Robert Taylor; and
one son, James Robert Taylor, Jr.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons.