VANESSA D. TAYLOR
Ms. Vanessa Diane Taylor, affectionately known as “Taylor,” 61, of Petersburg, Va., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was born August 17, 1955, to the late Rose Taylor Bailey and the late Robert Lewis Meyers. She is also preceded in death by her son, Carlos A. Taylor; brothers, Eric Meyers and Darryl Meyers; and a stepfather, Floyd Bailey.
Diane leaves to cherish her memories, a devoted son, Ronell Taylor; devoted sister, Wanda “Faye” Meyers; brother, Tony Meyers; two stepsisters, Barbara Ellis and Janice Bailey; stepbrother, Rudy Bailey; granddaughter, Kayla Taylor; niece, JaTaun Roberts; two great nieces, Diamond Roberts and LaShawn Roberts; great nephews, DelJwon Roberts and Antonio Tucker; great great nephew, RayQuan Bailey “Phat Daddy;” devoted friend, Antonio Gates; uncle, George Hansley; a host of other cousins, loving relatives and friends, to include her extended family, the Gates and Talley’s Family, and the Hopewell Healthcare Center.
A Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 12 noon at the Petersburg Chapel of Johnson Funeral Homes. Minister Eddie Worrell will be the eulogist. Public viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 South Sycamore Street, Petersburg, (804) 863-4411.