Jodi Elaine Taylor - age: 82
(March 03, 1931 to March 30, 2013 )
Resident of Bakersfield, California
Service times: Memorial service April 9th at 11am at Valley Baptist Church in the multi-purpose room 4800 Fruitvale Ave. Bakersfield CA 93308.
Obituary: Jodi Elaine Taylor was born in Montigue CA on March 23, 1931, to James Harvey and Pauline Mildred Rowe. She grew up in Chico California. She married Gene Roy Taylor of Durham CA and they had five sons. Jodi raised her boys in Durham and Oroville CA before she and Gene moved to Houston TX. She lived in Houston TX where she was office manager for Rex Oneal for a nursery business. She relocated to Phoenix and then San Jose CA to help care for her grandchildren DJ and Garret. She moved to Bakersfield with her eldest son. She lived at the Pinewood Apts. until her death.
She had many friends and never met a stranger. She made everyone she met into a friend if she could. She had a special burden to tell everyone about the Lord Jesus Christ and loved to teach bible stories to children. She was a member of the extended ministry of Berachah Church of Houston TX for over 46 years.
She is survived by her sisters Shirley and Marilyn and her children Douglas of Bakersfield CA, Leonard of Spring Lake MI, Tim of Chico CA, Daniel of San Angelo TX, Fredrick of Florida, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Her smile, laugh and ribald sense of humor will be missed.
Please do not send flowers Jodi would have preferred any memorial donations to go to:
Operation Grace World Missions
PO Box 19508
Houston, TX 77224-9508