Ms. Linda Joyce Taylor (65) was born in Grapeland, TX on November 10, 1954, to Ruben Taylor and Mollie Marie Taylor. Linda was raised in the Grapeland community and attended W.R. Banks School. Linda accepted Christ at an early age and was a longtime member of St. John Baptist Church, where she held many positions including, the President of the usher board before her health began to fail.
Linda enjoyed playing bingo and cards with family and friends, and she was a stylish women who loved looking good. She retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), where she worked as a Correctional Officer for many years.
Linda is preceded in death by her parents Ruben and Mollie Taylor, sons Otis and Cameron Taylor, four (4) sisters, and five (5) brothers.
Left to cherish her memories are sons Travis (Odetrice) Taylor, Scranton, South Carolina, and Eric Bell Taylor, Tyler, Texas; brother Jobie (Johnnie Mae) Taylor, Palestine, Texas; sisters Rubie Lewis, Grapeland, Texas, Etta Mae Taylor, Crockett, Texas; uncle Pridgen Washington, Grapeland, Texas; five (5) grandchildren, Travis, Shamaya, DeAndre, Jayla, and DeShawn; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation: Walker & Walker Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Service: Sunday, November 17, 2019 St. John Baptist Church Grapeland, TX
Interment: Golden Gate Cemetery