Iris Lesley Taylor

Published 4:07 pm Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Funeral Services for Iris Lesley Taylor, age 78, of Picayune, MS, who passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, will be held Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 1:00 pm at World Outreach Revival Center.

Visitation will be Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at World Outreach Revival Center.

Burial will be in Burgetown Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

A native of Picayune, MS, he was well loved and respected in the community, as well as a Minister and Teacher of the Word of God and a Pastor of Upper Room Ministries. Lesley enjoyed fishing, hunting, and motorcycling in his early years. In his later years, he enjoyed creating unique items. He was a father figure and a role model to others who were not his own. Lesley will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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He was preceded in death by his parents, Iris Wesley Taylor, and Cora Belle Spiers Taylor; and his brothers, Jimmy Taylor, Dan Taylor, and Robert Taylor.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving and devoted wife of 56 years, Frances Coblentz Taylor; his children, James (Phyllis) Taylor, Aimee (Maurice) Plaisance, Angela (Michael) Troglen, and John (Alexis) Taylor; 14 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; his sisters, Sherry (Edward) Pullens, Nellie (Tom) Sheeks, and Debbie (Bobby) Mitchell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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