Doris Jean “D. J.” Taylor

September 22, 1982 - September 21, 2022

09/22/1982 - 09/21/2022

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Sunday September 25, 2022
2:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions


AHOSKIE, NC – Doris Jean Taylor, age 39, passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at her home.

She was born on September 22, 1982 in Virginia. D.J. cherished her family, especially her daughters. She was devoted to taking care of her family, and in making her house a loving home. She was very creative and was always creating things for decorating her home. D. J. was a very giving person, going out of her way to help others in need, putting herself and her needs behind others. She was loved and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

D.J. is survived by her beloved husband, James, daughters, Brooke Taylor of Ahoskie, Deidre Molton of Richmond, VA, and Allison Clinton of Ahoskie; a brother, Caleb Dupree of CA; her mother-in-law, Joy Williams, and husband Ricky of Ahoskie; her father-in-law, Fletcher Taylor, and wife Cynthia of Elizabeth City, NC; along with many friends.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2022, 2:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Ray Faircloth, Sr. officiating.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Taylor family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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1 year ago

Deeply saddened to know you are gone before me little cousin. Know that you will always be loved by me! Heavy heart right now as I just found this out.

Jacqueline Stinebaugh
1 year ago

My precious friend how I loved you. Jamie & Samantha I’m here for you. I lost your address please send it to me. You will see her again one day soon. Love you both. I’m deeply sorry for your loss.

Missy Barnes
1 year ago

What a loss for a.beautil family. Wish I could tell your family how beautiful you were to me. Love and miss you!

Liverman Family
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss.

Myron Pelech
1 year ago

Your smile will be missed.

Faye Elizabeth Gardner
1 year ago

Jamie and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray for peace and comfort to find you in the days ahead.
You have my sincere sympathy.

Tina Liverman
1 year ago

I had the pleasure of meeting DJ when her daughter, Samantha, was in my fourth grade class. DJ always had a smile on her face. She loves her family very much. Samantha, she is so proud of you. I just wanted to send extra big hugs and prayers of comfort, strength and peace your way. ✝️

Linda Johnson
1 year ago

I have to many memories and all of them are good

Linda Johnson
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss, she was and still my best friend and I will always love her and I will miss her dearly, love you Brooke

Gail & Allen Holloman
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss Jamie & Brooke. DJ was so pretty & friendly.