Evangeline Ward Cooper Taylor


Evangeline Ward Cooper Taylor was called to her Heavenly Home on June 6th, 2019. Evangeline was born on December 24th, 1936, to the union of Robert and Mary Elizabeth Ward in Buffalo, N.Y.
Evangeline was a homemaker, whose greatest joy was entertaining and feeding family and friends.
She leaves to mourn her husband of 30 years, Jack Taylor; five daughters, Denise Williams (Ray), Kimberly Perry, Jacqueline Morales Stewart, Jacqueline Taylor and Lori Ann Taylor; seven sons, Terry Ward, Vincent Morales, Sherman Taylor, Jack Cooper, Kevin Ward, Ronald Cooper (Susan) and Tracy Higginbotham; and two sisters, Ernestine Williams and Barbara Jean Ward of New York, and Lillian Hardiman of Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mary Elizabeth Ward; and one son, Donald Cooper; sisters, Cleora Joyner, Patricia Mostiller, Evelyn Sanchez and Rose Maryon from Buffalo, N.Y.; and two brothers, Floyd Ward and Donald Ward.
She will be greatly missed by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends.
Services will be Friday, June 14, 2019, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services to follow from 1 to 3 p.m.
Funeral services and arrangements conducted by Russell Funeral Home.
Published on June 11, 2019
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5 posts

Richard and Barbara Shepard
Jun 12, 2019
We love you and we will miss you and never forget you. Thank you.
Rebecca Lay (Aunt Becky)
Jun 12, 2019
Jackie & Zoe
So sorry for your loss.
Holding you close in my thought and prayers. Know that God is there. Love you
marcialcooper@yahoo.com may
Jun 11, 2019
May God Bless your/ and our family. Love you Jack.. Marcia Trust in the Lord
Marcia Hopson
Jun 11, 2019
What a beautiful woman, rest in peace. Prayers for family.😘
Nathan Edwards
Jun 11, 2019
So sorry for your loss praying for the family. She was one of the mom's in the neighborhood that always kept us in line.