Taylor, Shirley Elizabeth
Birth: in Bluefield, West Virginia
Residence: Lexington Park, Maryland
Death: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland
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Shirley Elizabeth Taylor, 81, of Lexington Park, MD died October 19, 2016 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 24, in Bluefield, WV to the late James Herbert Rash and Gertrude Broyles Rash.
Shirley celebrated over 30 wonderful years of marriage to Burl Xavier Taylor until his passing in August 1992. She was an active member of her church in Forestville, MD, teaching Sunday school and working in the nursery caring for the babies. He enjoyed singing with her brother Ray and listening to southern gospel music. She sold Avon for many years. She was a delicious cook and prepared many delicious family meals. Her greatest love was caring for her family.
Shirley is survived by her loving children, Michael Lane Taylor of Lexington Park, MD, Micherle Lynne Wallace (James) of Lexington Park, MD and Marcia Lenee Bybel of Marysville, PA, her brother, Roy Eugene Rash (Mary Jean) of Virginia Beach, VA; her grandchildren: Ciera Nicole Taylor, Michaela Dawn Wallace, John Dakota Taylor-Williams, Amber Lynn Wallace, Stephanie Nicole Wallace, and Rachel Ann Wallace; and 3 great grandchildren, Justice Unique Taylor Williams, Jocleyn Lenee Taylor-Williams, and Dominick Xavier Dunlap. In addition to her parents and husband she is also preceded in death by her brother, James Rash and sisters, Edith Irene Johnston and Erma Lee Vallejo.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated by Pastor Chris McCombs at 6:00 p.m., at Lexington Park Baptist Church, 46855 South Shangri-la Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Interment will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, MD. Memorial Contributions may be made to Lexington Park Baptist Church, 46855 South Shangri-la Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653. Arrangements: Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.