Shelia Merrick Taylor

Shelia Merrick Taylor passed away on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Ocshner in Kenner, LA at the age of 57. A native of New Orleans, LA and a resident of Buras, LA. Shelia was a devoted employee of Fremin's Food Market and was a member of First Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess. Daughter of the late Rev. Eugene Merrick Sr. and Arthemise Merrick. Wife of the late Freddie J. Taylor. Mother of Patrice and Elizabeth Taylor. Sister of Patricia Dean and the late Eva and Eugene Merrick Jr. Devoted cousin of Mary M. Duncan. Deceased also survived by five grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, devoted cousins and friends. Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the visitation on Friday, February 26, 2016; and the funeral service held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at First Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Empire, LA. Pastor Reginald H. Burl Sr. officiated. Interment followed in Mt. Zion Memorial Park. Please visit to sign guestbook.

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