Obituary of Jerle Jo Taylor
Jerle Jo Taylor, age 79, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Lightways Hospice Home, Joliet, IL. She was born July 24, 1943 in Oak Park, IL to the late Phyllis (nee Pickett) and Arthur Dexter, II.
Survived by her children, Michael (Dianna) Taylor, Mark Taylor, and Monica Stech; grandchildren, Phillip Bennett, Matthew Salazar, Jeri Jo (H) Black, Ethan Batson, Michael George Taylor, III, Lonnie Dakota Weets, and Maria Delrosario Salazar.
Preceded in death by her parents and her daughter, Melissa Salazar.
Jerle was a member of First Presbyterian Church, in Jacksonville, FL and earned a Stephens Ministry Certificate to assist with spiritual counseling. She was always a caregiver at heart. Dedicated mother, grandmother and was a steadfast supporter of her many family members who were in the U.S. Navy. She enjoyed making sure the bird feeders were full. Her favorite place was on the beach, where her heart and soul were with the ocean – a true “water baby” at heart.
A funeral service for Jerle Jo Taylor will be Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at1:00 p.m. with a visitation preceding the service from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home 3200 Black Rd. (at Essington Rd.) Joliet. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Joliet.
For more information please call (815) 741-5500 or visit her Memorial Tribute at www.fredcdames.com where you can share a favorite memory or leave a condolence.