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Doretha Louise Cannon-Taylor

July 17, 1947 — February 19, 2022

Doretha Louise Cannon Taylor, age 74, entered eternal rest on February 19, 2022. She was born in Maury County, Tennessee on July 17, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Samuel and Margaret Cannon.

She received her education through the Nashville Davidson County school system and graduated from Pearl High School. Doretha gave her life to Christ at an early age and was baptized at the Original Church of God on 14th and Phillip Street, later renamed Bethesda Original Church of God.

She was extremely giving and was always willing to help those in need. She enjoyed reading, she was an excellent cook, enjoyed shopping, and she was often told she had enough clothes and shoes to open a department store. She was the epitome and definition of a great mother and friend. She loved her children deeply and it was no secret that her grandchildren were her pride and joy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, James Angus and Tommie Cannon; stepson, Donald Taylor.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory: daughter, Marchelle “Button” (Taran) Perry; son, DuRan Head, Sr.; grandchildren Tierra Perry, Amber Perry, and DuRan Head, Jr.; spouse, Joe Taylor, Sr.; stepchildren, Joe Jr. (Willie Mae), Ronald Taylor, Bernessia (Vincent) Mosby, Jacquita Taylor; uncle, Ollice Hogue; nephew, Michael Cannon; nieces, Bridgette Cannon and Tommesha Davis; sister-in-law, Carolyn Cannon; dear friends that are like brothers, William “Beezo” (Cinderella) Perry and Harry (Rita) Brown; a host of great-nephews, great-nieces, several other extended family members, friends, and Bethesda church family. Viewing Friday, February 25,2022, 2-6pm. Visitation Saturday, February 26, 2022, 11-12 with funeral to follow at funeral home. Burial in Greenwood Cemetery North.

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