Angela "Ann" Alexander Taylor died peacefully on April 23rd, 2019 in Newnan, Georgia at the age of 48.
Angela was born on March 10, 1971 in High Point, NC to Angela Baldwin and Willie Alexander. In 1981, Angela and her family moved to Miami, Florida. In 1987, she moved back to High Point, NC with family. Thereafter, she continued her education and graduated from High Point Central High School in 1989. In pursuit of higher education and a better life for her family, Angela enrolled into Guilford College in 2002. She followed her passion and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology in 2006. Angela took a role working as an office manager in a mental health office, achieving her goal of helping others.
Over the years, Angela bore 4 beautiful and intelligent children: Kiara, Kezia, Emmanuel, & Jarius and was graced with one grandson, Josiah. She has one God-daughter, Taira. Her children remember her as a kind, patient, and devoted mother who encouraged them to pursue their goals and was their biggest cheerleader. Throughout her life’s journey Angela battled many obstacles in sickness and in health, but she persevered through all of her trials with grace and her classic, warm smile. Angela encountered many special people in her life and treated them all with a love that was genuine and contagious. Ann was the kind of person who could light a room with her presence. As life moved forward, she met Stephen Taylor in 2011 and years later married the love of her life in May 2016.
Angela was an accomplished singer, praise team leader, church patron, and talented cook. She was a passionate, dedicated individual who loved giving from her heart, helping others despite their circumstance and who was passionate about making an everlasting impression on the lives she encountered. She was an active and dedicated member of Friendship Community Church of God. Besides her love of children - both her own and many "spiritual sons and daughters", dedication to teaching the youth, and bible study teacher. She always made room for the many friendships she established and nurtured over decades. She was an avid sports fan and fanatic of the teams UNC-Chapel Hill Tar Heels and Washington Redskins.
She leaves to cherish her memories her husband, Stephen Taylor; four children Kiara R. Timmons, Kezia A. Timmons, D. Emmanuel Wilson, & Jarius A. Augustin; one grandson, Josiah Timmons, parents, Angela Baldwin (James) of High Point NC and Willie Alexander Sr. (Rose) of Wadesboro NC; two brothers, Willie Alexander Jr. of High Point NC and John Alexander; three sisters Monica Baldwin of McLeansville NC; Toni Blackwell Bascom (James) of Burlington NC; and Christina Alexander of Hollywood Florida; mother-in-law, Lauretta Taylor of High Point NC; three step children, Crystal Taylor of High Point NC, Andrea Williams (Justin) of Killeen TX, and Avery Taylor of Jacksonville FL; two sisters-in-law, Jennifer Taylor and Lenora Taylor both of High Point NC, eight step-grandchildren, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and close friends.