Sharon Jenkins Taylor


Sharon Jenkins Taylor passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

She was born and raised in Bradley County. She was a 1973 graduate of Bradley Central High School. She was an active member of Broad Street United Methodist Church. She volunteered with many community organizations including Unity Center at Broad Street United Methodist Church, Empty Stocking Fund, and the Cleveland/Athens Cotillion. She was an avid tennis player.

She was preceded in death by her parents, T.R. and Ressie Jenkins; and brother, Bobby Jenkins.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Scott Taylor of Cleveland; children: Clint and wife, Beth Taylor, and Clarke and wife, Kristen Taylor, all of Cleveland; grandchildren: Caleb Taylor, Thomas Taylor, and soon to arrive Boone Taylor, all of Cleveland; aunts: Frances Jenkins of Cleveland and Frances Jenkins of Chattanooga; cousin, Janet (Jimmy) Posey of Chattanooga; niece, Brie Jenkins of New York City, N.Y.; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Gerald Burns; niece, Ashley and husband, Jim Meagher; nephew, Brandon and wife, Maggie Burns; and a great-niece and nephew.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Micah Nicolaus of Broad Street United Methodist Church officiating.

Jim Park, Paul Bacon, Gerald Burns, Lamar McKenzie, Allan Jones, and Richard Banks will serve as pallbearers; honorary pallbearers will be the board of directors of Bank of Cleveland.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the Unity Center at Broad Street United Methodist Church, or MainStreet Cleveland, 180 2nd St. N.E., Cleveland, TN 37311

Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


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