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Leslie M. Taylor

July 15, 1965 — November 27, 2022


Leslie M. Taylor, 57, was born on July 15, 1965 in Bronx, New York. She was the second child to her parents, William & Jeraldine Porter. She transitioned from earth to glory on November 27, with her husband by her side.

A graduate from the Day of Pentecost Christian Academy as well as the University of Phoenix where she received her Bachelor's degree and went on to work for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in Harrisburg, PA and later, the call center for AT&T in Charlotte, NC.

Leslie married the love of her life, Rodger Noble Taylor on August 20, 1988 in Harrisburg, PA and to this union, five children were born.  Christina, Jeremy, Jonathan, Michael, and Christopher.

Leslie, affectionately known as "Lez" was best known for her singing, cooking, wit, debating skills, and her love for family.

Leslie received the LORD JESUS CHRIST as her personal SAVIOR at a very young age. She could be found working in various areas in the body of CHRIST but she loved working with the young people and could be found using her gifts in the youth ministry in any church She belonged to. Leslie was a faithful servant in the army of the LORD until the time of her transition.

Leslie was preceded in death by her son, Jonathan Taylor, a brother, Andre Porter, a niece, Kaylynn Selvey, and her mother and father in law, Roy and Mattie Taylor. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 34 years, Rodger Taylor of Carrollton, AL.

Four children, Christina Mair (Sean) of Towson, MD; Jeremy Taylor (Brandi) of Enola, PA; Michael and Christopher Taylor of Harrisburg, PA. Her loving parents, William and Jeraldine Porter of Harrisburg, PA. One brother, Kevin Porter of Harrisburg, PA. Four sisters, Stacey Porter of Mahanoy, PA, Terri Byrd of Mechanicsburg, PA, Angelia Ingram of Hampton, GA and Paulette Smith of Mechanicsburg, PA.

One sister in law, Karen Hall of MD. Six grandchildren, Makai Roberts, Jordan Taylor, Judah Arrington, Journee Taylor, Saint Taylor, Joy Taylor. Four nephews, Marvin Meredith of Hampton, GA, Kevin Porter (Raquel) of Mechanicsburg, PA, Dominic and Tymeihr Flemister of Mechanicsburg, PA. Four nieces, La'Keesha Porter (Beatriz) of Mary Esther, FL, Joshalyn Jackson (Terrance) of Brandywine, MD, Dominique Canady of Mahanoy, PA, Makhaiyyah McQuay of Harrisburg, PA, One Godchild, ZoeyWatson of Atlanta, GA, and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Lovingly submitted by the FAMILY


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