Torsha Buckley Taylor

Published 9:04 am Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Ruby K. Johnson Chapel for Mrs. Torsha Denise Buckley Taylor, 53, who died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at Lawrence County Hospital in Monticello. Rev. Alexander Norwood officiated with interment following in Crossover Cemetery in Oakvale. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Torsha Buckley Taylor was born to the late Theodore Daggins and Mrs. Mamie Lee Buckley. She spent most of her life in Oakvale and was a member of St. James Baptist Church. Mrs. Taylor attended school in Lawrence county; she was last employed by Gulf Coast Mental Health in Gulfport, where she was a Dietary Supervisor until her health failed.

She was preceded in death by her son, Antonio McClendon and son-in-law, Taurus Hill.

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She is survived by her husband, Larry Taylor of Silver Creek; mother, Mamie Lee Buckley of Oakvale; children, Katrasha McClendon Hill of Prentiss; Antonio McClendon Sr. of Gulfport; step-children, Nicole Taylor, Lorisa Taylor, Lornezo Taylor and Antoinette Daniels; five grandchildren; siblings, Cora Smith, Evelyn Hammond, Evira Washington, Leevira Brooks, James Buckley, Lee (Angie) Buckley, Joe Dale Buckley, Odell Buckley, Micheal (Candance) Buckley, Roosevelt Daggins and Albert Daggins and many other relatives and friends.