In memory of
Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson
In memory of
Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson
Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson Gave loving s upport across many years as wife of pastor of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Newark Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson, resident of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born in 1922 in Talladega County, AL. Her husband, Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson; daughter, Wendellyn Mapson; parents, Charles Wesley Taylor and Bessie Davis Taylor Finch; brothers, Wade, Palmer, Samuel, Charles, King and John Taylor, preceded her in death. Mrs. Mapson and her late husband relocated from Newark, NJ to Jacksonville, FL, in 1998 and united with Dayspring Baptist Church, Dr. Jeffrey K. Rumlin, Pastor. For as long as her health permitted, she regularly attended Sunday Worship Service and Wednesday Bible Study. Marrying in 1942, Mrs. Mapson was by her husband's side, ardently supporting the ministry and mission of the churches he was called to pastor, first in Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Then, she continued her support throughout Rev. Mapson's five-decade pastorate at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. Not only was she loving and kind to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she extended love, kindness, and encouragement to all who came in contact with her. Leaving to cherish her memory are her children, Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson, Jr. of Bala Cynwyd, PA, Zaundria Mapson Little of Jacksonville, FL, Paulette Mapson Hayward of The Villages, FL and Charles E. Mapson of Apopka, FL; daughters-in-law, Shirley Jones Mapson of Bala Cynwyd, PA, and Annette Marin Mapson of Apopka, FL; sons-in-law, Edward J. Hayward of The Villages, FL, and Marc Curtis Little of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Wendelyn D. Mapson of Lady Lake, FL, William W. May, Jr. of Vine Grove, KY, Jesse W. Mapson III of Philadelphia, PA, Keith Brown of Arlington, TX, Brian Brown of Philadelphia, PA and Tashon J. Hall of Jacksonville, FL; granddaughters-in-law Rachel Baer May of Vine Grove, KY, and Saniyyah N. Mapson of Philadelphia, PA; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Anthony, Maria, Charles, Cecilia, James, Joseph, Dominic, Lydia and Georgia May of Vine Grove, KY. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren through blended families; nieces, Sonja Gore of Atlanta, GA and Vicki Bass of Stockbridge, GA; nephew Ellie Mapson of Westlake, OH and many other relatives. Her niece, Rhonna Taylor, who resided in Decatur, GA, predeceased her in 2019. The public viewing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 231-251 Seymour Ave., Newark, NJ 07108. The private Celebration of Life and private interment will be held immediately following with Rev. Ralph M. Branch, Jr. officiating. The family asks for your understanding as restrictions have been placed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Celebration of Life will be live streamed on Facebook on the pages of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and Monumental Baptist Church (Philadelphia, PA). The service will also be available on YouTube at Monumental Baptist Church and on the telephone line 712-451-1078, access code 998749. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson Scholarship Fund at Dayspring Baptist Church, 5654 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32218 or to the Melton-Parker Scholarship Fund at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, at the above address, in memoryof Georgia T. Mapson. Condolences may be shared on Facebook @Whigham580. Arrangements are by Whigham Funeral Home, Newark, N.J.
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Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson
Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson Gave loving s upport across many years as wife of pastor of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Newark Georgia Mae Taylor Mapson, resident of Jacksonville, FL, passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. She was born in 1922 in Talladega County, AL. Her husband, Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson; daughter, Wendellyn Mapson; parents, Charles Wesley Taylor and Bessie Davis Taylor Finch; brothers, Wade, Palmer, Samuel, Charles, King and John Taylor, preceded her in death. Mrs. Mapson and her late husband relocated from Newark, NJ to Jacksonville, FL, in 1998 and united with Dayspring Baptist Church, Dr. Jeffrey K. Rumlin, Pastor. For as long as her health permitted, she regularly attended Sunday Worship Service and Wednesday Bible Study. Marrying in 1942, Mrs. Mapson was by her husband's side, ardently supporting the ministry and mission of the churches he was called to pastor, first in Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Then, she continued her support throughout Rev. Mapson's five-decade pastorate at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. Not only was she loving and kind to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she extended love, kindness, and encouragement to all who came in contact with her. Leaving to cherish her memory are her children, Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson, Jr. of Bala Cynwyd, PA, Zaundria Mapson Little of Jacksonville, FL, Paulette Mapson Hayward of The Villages, FL and Charles E. Mapson of Apopka, FL; daughters-in-law, Shirley Jones Mapson of Bala Cynwyd, PA, and Annette Marin Mapson of Apopka, FL; sons-in-law, Edward J. Hayward of The Villages, FL, and Marc Curtis Little of Jacksonville, FL; grandchildren, Wendelyn D. Mapson of Lady Lake, FL, William W. May, Jr. of Vine Grove, KY, Jesse W. Mapson III of Philadelphia, PA, Keith Brown of Arlington, TX, Brian Brown of Philadelphia, PA and Tashon J. Hall of Jacksonville, FL; granddaughters-in-law Rachel Baer May of Vine Grove, KY, and Saniyyah N. Mapson of Philadelphia, PA; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Anthony, Maria, Charles, Cecilia, James, Joseph, Dominic, Lydia and Georgia May of Vine Grove, KY. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren through blended families; nieces, Sonja Gore of Atlanta, GA and Vicki Bass of Stockbridge, GA; nephew Ellie Mapson of Westlake, OH and many other relatives. Her niece, Rhonna Taylor, who resided in Decatur, GA, predeceased her in 2019. The public viewing will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 231-251 Seymour Ave., Newark, NJ 07108. The private Celebration of Life and private interment will be held immediately following with Rev. Ralph M. Branch, Jr. officiating. The family asks for your understanding as restrictions have been placed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Celebration of Life will be live streamed on Facebook on the pages of Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and Monumental Baptist Church (Philadelphia, PA). The service will also be available on YouTube at Monumental Baptist Church and on the telephone line 712-451-1078, access code 998749. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rev. Jesse Wendell Mapson Scholarship Fund at Dayspring Baptist Church, 5654 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32218 or to the Melton-Parker Scholarship Fund at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, at the above address, in memoryof Georgia T. Mapson. Condolences may be shared on Facebook @Whigham580. Arrangements are by Whigham Funeral Home, Newark, N.J.
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