Elder Elizabeth Taylor was born January 4, 1947, in Tennille, GA to L.C. and Grace Jones.
Elder Taylor graduated from T. J. Elder High School and received a Certificate of Business from Central Georgia Technical College. She retired June 2009 after 36 years of service from the State of Georgia at the Bibb County Board of Health.
Elder Taylor has been in the ministry for over 35 years. She was a devoted member of the House of God Church Keith Dominion for over 45 years. She has served in many capacities, Presiding Elder, Pastor, Assistant Pastor, State YFFU Coordinator, Courtesy Welfare (Local, State, National), YFFU department (Local, State, National), Bishop Anniversary committee Chair, and Missionary Teacher (Local and State).
Elder Taylor enjoyed working in her flower and vegetable garden, cooking for her family and friends which included her church family. She loved to write poetry and had several poems published. But most of all Elder Taylor loved praising the Lord. One of her favorite scriptures is Psalms 19:14, “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.”
She was the wife of Deacon James Taylor for over 50 years. Out of their union three children were born, Shavetta Morgan, Marcia Jones and Brian Taylor (Tamira). She was the proud grandmother (affectionately known as Me-Ma) of Arrington, Ny’Asia, Brianna, Aniya, and Journee and three bonus granddaughters Jayla, Jaleah, and Jamera. She also leaves to cherish two goddaughters Savanna and Gabrielle Hall and one godson Lawrence King.
Two siblings preceded her in death, Ruby Brown and Larry Jones. She is survived by her siblings Annie Williams (George), Perry Jones (Juanita), Betty Jones, Thomas Jones, Connie Jones, Pamela Scott, Gloria Gaskin (John), and Kennedy Jones (Jackie).
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