Sheila Taylor

Published 2:03 pm Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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Sheila L. Burton Taylor was born on April 21, 1965, to the late Nathaniel “Sock” Burton and the late Linda Bickham Burton. Sheila was the fourth of five children.

Sheila was blessed with three children whom she loved dearly, Glynn E. Burton, Jeromy M. Burton and Daja J. Burton. They blessed her with six grandbabies that she loved, adored, and spoiled — Lucas, Omari, Jayceon, A’Niyah and A’Lyvia Burton and Malaya Cox.

Sheila met the love of her life in 2006, Earnest Taylor of Tylertown, Miss. They were together for several years before making it official on Nov. 25, 2017.

Sheila leaves to cherish her loving memories: her husband, Earnest Taylor; her children, Glynn, Jeromy (Antiezia) and Daja Burton; her siblings, Vanessa (Isaiah) Davis, Michael (Lora) Burton and Lisa Burton; and a host of nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews, relatives and friends.

Sheila was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Linda Burton.

A drive-through viewing will be Friday, July 8, at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

The funeral service will be Saturday, July 9, at 11 a.m. at Plainview Church of Christ Holiness in Mt. Hermon, with Elder Albert Brumfield, pastor, officiating. Interment will be held in Plainview Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at