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Helen Taylor

August 25, 1933 — January 15, 2023

Helen Taylor

Funeral services celebrating the life of Helen Louise Durr Taylor, 89, will be conducted at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel in Mansfield, Louisiana at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2023. Rev. Bobbye Russell will be officiating, assisted by Rev. Stephen Taylor. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Converse, Louisiana.

Mrs. Taylor was born in Shreveport, Louisiana August 25, 1933, to Rufus and Arlevy Durr. She entered into rest on Sunday, January 15, 2023, in Converse, Louisiana.

Mrs. Taylor was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Taylor; parents, Rufus and Arlevy Durr; grandsons, Jeremy Taylor, and Mark Taylor; and granddaughter, Veronica Burr.

She is survived by her children, Michael D. Taylor and wife, Mary Taylor, Deborah L. Taylor, Paula Rene’ Anderson and husband, Thomas Anderson and Joseph P. Taylor; grandchildren T.J. Anderson, Jonathan Taylor,  Stephen Taylor, Anna Taylor Terry, Ethan Taylor, and Kaitlyn Taylor Andrews; great-grandchildren; McKenna Taylor, Nevaeh Terry, Tristan Burr, Ashton Taylor, Ryland Taylor, Collin Burr, Maddie Taylor, Jackson Taylor, Aleah Taylor, Carter Anderson, Landon Taylor, Elise Anderson, Brantley Terry, Whitley Terry, Matthew Taylor, and Drew Taylor; sisters, Gloria Faye Bryant and Callie Bea Williams; a very dear friend and adopted daughter, Jing Pilkington; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Durr, Ashton Taylor, Jonathan Taylor, Robert Durr, Lloyd Durr, Ryland Taylor, Jackson Taylor, and Jerry English. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Childress, Eddy Ryals, Terry Durr, and Gary Touchton.

The Taylor family extends a special thank you to DeSoto Regional Hospital, Dr. Leggio, Melissa Richardson FNP, Caleb Harkins NP, and the staff of Superior Hospice for their compassion and care during her illness.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 19, 2023

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 19, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Homes - Mansfield

943 Polk St., Mansfield, LA 71052

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Interment

Thursday, January 19, 2023

11:45am - 12:45pm (Central time)

Oak Grove Cemetery

, Converse, LA 71419

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