Pastor Jesse J. Taylor

Funeral Notice

 

Pastor Jesse J. Taylor, 87, of Oxnard CA (formerly of Camp Hill) died Monday August 23, 2021 at Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura, CA. Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at New Canaan Cemetery, Camp Hill at 11:00 a.m. (CST) with Rev. Justin Freeman officiating. 

Pastor Taylor lived a fulfilling life.  He answered the call to preach when he was 16 years young. Pastor Taylor preached his first sermon at New Canaan Baptist Church, his membership church.

Pastor Taylor attended grade school at New Canaan Elementary School, high school at Chambers County Training School, LaFayette and then enlisted into the United States Air Force.  After receiving an honorable discharge from the Air Force,  he worked and retired from the Social Security Administration Office.

Pastor Taylor met and married the love of his life, the late Lura Dell Taylor whom he affectionately called “Baby Doll”, on May 5, 1958.  Following their union, they relocated to Oxnard, CA on November 8, 1958. Together, Pastor & Mrs. Taylor founded the New Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, Oxnard, CA in  1963.  They traveled the coast of California and abroad teaching and preaching the love of Jesus Christ. Pastor and Mrs. Taylor were married fifty-nine years.

Pastor Taylor is survived by two sisters: Vienna Copeland, Los Angeles, CA and Dorothy Murray, Columbus, GA; three brothers: Leroy (Belinda) Taylor, LaFayette, Samuel Taylor, Oxnard, CA, and Godfrey Taylor, Las Vegas, NV; four sisters-in-law: Christine Taylor, Valley, Ethel David, Auburn, Beatrice (James) Adams, Oxnard, CA and Annie L. Tinsley, Camp Hill; two brothers-in-law: Roy (Gloria) Tinsley, Camp Hill, and Ben Dumas, Auburn, numerous nieces and nephews, his church family, community and friends.



Comments/Condolences

ATHERA KIMBLE
So sorry for your loss praying for the family


TONY & ELAINE SIMS
May our Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time of grief. Please accept our sincere condolences.


EMIL LAWRENCE
My deepest condolences for the Taylor family


SADIE HILL GRAY
With deepest sympathy to the Taylor Family.


WILLIE WHITLOW
I extend my condolences to the James Taylor Family may God continue to bless and keep you is my pray. I remember James first sermon he was only sixteen.


ANNIE POPE
My deepest sympathy to the Taylor family.I have known Rev.Taylor for along time back in Camp Hill.We were friends. R I P . Annie K. Hill Pope.


MINISTER ZACHERY & FAMILY
To The Taylor Family, our hearts are deeply saddened due to the loss of your Dear Beloved One. We pray for continuous strength and healing to each of you in the name of Jesus. We love you. God Bless.


WILLIE EVA TANNER
So sorry for your lost my prayers are with u.


BETTY TAYLOR
great man of God. R I P Betty Taylor


TARA CARR
My deepest condolences to you Deacon Taylor and your family. May God continue to strengthen your family.


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