Taylor, Alandya 6/3/1958 - 10/12/2016 Miss Alandya Taylor, age 58 departed this life on October 12, 2016. She was born June 3, 1958 in Saginaw, Michigan, the daughter of Slaughter and Lucinda (Jones) Taylor. Alandya accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized under the leadership of Pastor R.B. Austin at Tabernacle Baptist Church. Alandya sung in the Junior Choir, worked with the Junior and Young Adult Ushers and was the Church Clerk for two years. She was employed with the Saginaw School District as Secretary at the Administration Building. She taught at Webber Elementary and Jessie Loomis School. Alandya retired in 2008 and tutored children for two years. She strongly promoted education and was a graduate of S.V.S.U. Alandya was a member of Truevine Missionary Baptist Church and served on the kitchen committee until her health prevented her from working. She leaves to cherish her memory; her precious mother, Lucinda Taylor; uncles, Walter (Charlene) Jones, Sammie (Truthia) Jones, Charles (Nola) Taylor and Robert Earl (Helen) Taylor; aunts, Billie Lee Jones, Sarah Jones, Louise Jones and Barbara (Gordon) Nichols; a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Truevine Baptist Church, 2930 Janes Street. Pastor Paul E. Broaddus will officiate with interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 until 8:00 p.m.
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