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Roshawn Denise Taylor


Sunrise: April 15, 1969

Sunset: June 17, 2020

On Wednesday, June 17th at 12:20 am, Roshawn Denise Taylor, a loving mother, daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, and friend was called home to be with the Lord. Born April 15th 1969 to the late Patricia Ann Taylor and Curtis Phelps Taylor in Norfolk, Virginia.

Roshawn was educated at Maury High School and attended the Chesapeake Job Corps Center in Harbors Ferry, Maryland. Even though she was an only child, Roshawn loved to hang with all her cousins and play bingo and spades. All her cousins were more like brothers and sisters than cousins. Roshawn was also a die-hard Redskins Fan and loved her team win or lose and loved entertaining family and friends at her home. Especially when hosting sleepovers for her younger cousins.

Roshawn also briefly had a babysitting business and was a good mother figure for the children she watched. She always tried to take care of things on her own telling people “ I got it, I got It” anytime someone asked to help her. We will all miss her big heart, smile, and her laugh. She will truly be missed.

Roshawn was preceded in death by her son Curtis James Lee Taylor; mother, Patricia Ann Taylor; grandparents, Alvania Cherry Speller, Leonard Taylor, Sr. and Rosa Mae Taylor. Roshawn leaves to cherish her memory her father, Curtis Phelps Taylor; grandfather, James A. Speller; uncles, James B. Speller (Patricia), MacArthur Speller (Brenda), Douglas Taylor and Curtis Houpe (Michelle); aunts, Priscilla Taylor (Hopdide), Pansie Taylor (Robert), Nettie Ruth Speller, Gloria Backus, Gwendolyn Dunston (Thurman), Joyce Lewis (Jearl); her favorite cousin, Rose Taylor, Devone “Tiny” Taylor, Shell Brooks, Renee White, Racquel Lewis, Rotia Pitts, Roy Speller, Jr., Lakesha Gregory and a host of cousins and friends.

Viewing Monday, June 22, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Mark White says

    My deepest condolences to big Moe/ pops and family. May Almighty God comfort u at this time. Luv u all. Mark White.

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    Saundra L Bethea-Pegues & Family says

    My sincere and heartfelt condolences are extended to Mr. James, Nettie, Roy and the rest of the Speller family. I pray that God will comfort, strengthen and give you all peace on today and everyday. I’m so happy that I was awarded the opportunity to meet Shawn. Love and hugs sent.🙏🙏🙏❤❤

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