Cecilia - Mary Joyce Marks Taylor was surrounded by her family when she died peacefully at her home on January 8th, 2023. She was 90 years old. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Rev. Gregory Cormier will officiate at the Funeral Mass. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Cecilia.
Visitation will take place at Pellerin Funeral Home in Cecilia on Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM and will continue on Wednesday, from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
A rosary will be prayed at 6:30 PM on Tuesday.
Joyce’s motto was “I love life” and she let everyone know it. She loved so many things; dancing, fishing, reading, playing cards, playing bridge, and traveling just to name a few. She loved her family and they loved her. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her son, Keith Taylor; daughters, Karla (Kenneth) Marks, Shari Huval, Sukie (Jim) Russo, Angie Stoute (Mike) Thibodeaux, and Faye (Jerry) Degetaire; 23 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Edith Olivier Arnaud; and her brother Luce Marks Jr.
She is preceded in death by her husband, George Taylor; parents, Luce and Claudia Martin Marks; son-in-law, Danny Stoute; sister, Leonie Trahan; brothers, Clifford, Wilson, Dewey, Saul, and Roman Marks.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Lisa Lanclos, Linda Watkins, and Jeanne Guidroz for coming into their lives to help care for their mother Joyce. Also thank you to Hospice of Acadiana for the wonderful nurses and aids who were so kind to them and to Joyce. Special thanks to her lifelong friends who filled her life with good times and plenty of laughs.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made in memory of Mary Joyce Marks Taylor to St. Joseph Church, Post Office Box 279, Cecilia, Louisiana 70521. The funds will be used for improvements to the church hall and Catechism Program.
Pellerin Funeral Home, 2238 Bushville Hwy, Cecilia, LA 70512 (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
2:00 - 2:30pm (Central time)