Brenda Darlene Taylor of Newport, known as “Darlene”, passed away Monday January 30, 2023. Darlene was born October 8, 1960 to the late A.D. and Margaret Messer. Darlene was a caring mother, wife, nana, sister and friend. She is survived by her husband Arvine Taylor; sons, Chris Smith and Jason (Tonya) Smith; very precious grandchildren, Addy, Alyssa, Micah, and Zavery. Darlene will be missed by her sisters, Patricia Sisk and Teresa Messer; brothers, Cecil Messer, Mikey Messer and David (Penny) Messer; stepson Dewayne Taylor; grandchildren, Ashlyn and Hailey and great-grandchildren, Hadley, Harlow and Keaton. She will also be dearly missed by her lifelong friend Kathy Webb, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many other friends.
Family and friends may visit from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens Chapel Mausoleum. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Franklin Wine officiating; burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to a charity of your choice.
Services provided by Resthaven Funeral Home | Cemetery | Cremations.
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