Amanda L. Taylor Coles departed this life Saturday May 18, 2019. She was born December 28, 1945 to the late Arthur and Nannie Smith Taylor. She was preceded in death by two brothers James Lewis Taylor and William H. Taylor, Sr., two sisters Nannie Ann Thomas and Lucinda Mae Mason, two grandsons and one great-grandson.
Amanda received her early education in the Louisa County Public School system. At an early age she joined Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Montpelier, VA then later moved her membership to St. Thomas Baptist Church Bumpass, VA where she served as member of the choir. She was employed by Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson then later Holly Farms. Most of her time was spent with family cooking big meals, which she enjoyed very much.
She leaves to cherish her memories three sons, Michael Coles (Alicia), Melvin Coles (Delisa) and Warren Coles (Edna); seven grandchildren, one devoted Core’al Coles, five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Arthur “Joe” Taylor and Autro Taylor (Sally); five sister-in-laws; a host of nieces and nephews; devoted companion Bernard “Peter” Johnson; two devoted friends, Julia Shelton and Rev. Gloria Coles and caregiver Sherika Smalls.
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