Celebrating the life of Rena R. Taylor-Ramsey
Rena R. Taylor-Ramsey, passed away on February 19, 2022 at Menorah Medical Center. Rena was born on February 8, 1974 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Brisco York and Epise Taylor plus a bonus mother Vera English. The family has been truly blessed to have had Rena for 48 years.
Rena was proud to be one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She had the amazing opportunity to be baptized at the 2019 “Love Never Fails” international convention held in St. Louis, Missouri. Her relationship with Jehovah gave her the strength and courage to face any trial that came her way. She enjoyed having a share in the ministry weekly and sharing the good news to all.
Rena graduated from the Kansas City, Missouri School District and attended college/training to become a CNA where she worked for various nursing homes. While attending training for her CNA certification she became a school bus driver to support herself and her two kids. This is where Rena was introduced to her now husband Dwayne and they have been married for 20 years. She was employed by the Grandview School District.
Rena was family-oriented, she loved having family barbecues, picnics and movie nights outside on projector. She also loved gardening, decorating her home, learning about her family history and traveling. Rena, Dwayne and the kids would travel to different places during the summer like Chicago, IL; Atlanta, Ga; Washington D.C; San Diego, CA; Williamsburg, VA; San Antonio, TX; Virginia Beach, VA; Orlando, FL and St. Louis, MO and Branson, MO.
To cherish her memories, she leaves behind her husband Dwayne Ramsey, her three daughters Iesha Taylor, Angelique Taylor, Kierra Taylor, four sons Davonte Taylor, Raphael Taylor, Maurice Ramsey, Vincent Ramsey, her grandkids, London Taylor, DaJuan Ramsey, Raphael Taylor, Jr., her parents Epise Taylor, Brisco (Cynthia) York, Vera (Theron) English, four brothers Michael (Monique) Taylor, Timothy (Antonetta) Taylor, Mark (Jada) Taylor, Sam Bowle, 4 sisters Lasonya Taylor, Latoya (Lance) Redick, Cinda (Cortez) Waters, and LaKendra (Elgin) Elgin and a host of aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews and cousin.
Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 5, 2022, 2:00pm at Watkins Heritage Chapel. Interment XII Gates Memorial Gardens Visitation will be from 1pm-2pm at the chapel. Service conducted by Watkins Heritage Chapel. Condolences may be shared on our website. Live Stream Zoom: 856-6342-1013 PC:498047 1(312)626-6799.
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