Melissa D. Taylor
February 08, 1972 ‒ February 01, 2019
Melissa D. Taylor, 46, of Utica passed away unexpectedly Friday afternoon, February 1, 2019 at Knox Community Hospital. She was born on February 8, 1972 in Newark to Larry A. Beever and Cheryl (Klintworth) Hackett.
Melissa enjoyed painting and going on hikes, but her greatest passion was spending time with her kids. She attended the VGF Church in Heath.
Melissa is survived her husband, Walter E. Taylor; her father, Larry of Mount Vernon; her birth mother, Cheryl of Utica; her adopted mother, Marianne Shepard of Charlottesville, VA; her children, Braedon, Gavin and Gabriel Harrison-Taylor of the home; sister, Lisa Moore of Newark; a brother, Mike (Jama) Beever of Mount Vernon; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until the time of a service celebrating the life of Melissa at 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Grace Pointe Community Church, 892 East Columbus Rd., Utica with Pastor Brad Kittle officiating.
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