Jerelyn Taylor, born and raised in Athens, TX, passed away on January 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her sister, June Taylor Horne, parents Alfonso Bascom Taylor and Paralee (Warren) Taylor, and brother, Benjamin Warren Taylor. She graduated from The University of North Texas in 1952 and began her teaching career in Pampa, then on to Midland High School. After Midland, Jerelyn taught in Richardson, Texas before attending the University of Texas for graduate studies, receiving a Master's Degree and working as an associate professor in the Education Department. After graduation, she moved to Houston and began her professional career as a writer, a media developer, producer and a curriculum developer for corporate training classes. A memorial service will be held for Jerelyn at 10:00 am on February 22, 2017 at Grace Community Church located at 1021 Campbell Road, Houston. The service will be officiated by Reverend Evelyn Cox.
Published on February 20, 2017