Baby Taylor Michelle Lee Rose, 5 months old, of Petersburg, Va., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2013.

Taylor was born March 3, 2013, to Jalesha Smith and Kirby Rose Sr. She was predeceased by her grandmother, Ruth Rose; great-grandparents, Herbert and Annie Lee Singleton Walker, and Alberta Smith.

Taylor leaves to cherish her loving memories, her parents, Jalesha and Kirby Sr.; siblings, Janiya Carter and Kirby Rose Jr.; grandparents, Michelle Walker Smith, Alphonso Smith and David Rose; a very devoted aunt, Tiara N. Smith; uncles, David Rose Jr. (Freddreaka) and Marvin Rose (Regina); and a host of other relatives and friends who will also miss Taylor.

A funeral service for Baby Taylor Michelle Lee Rose will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va.; the Rev. Dr. Andrew J. White Sr., eulogist. The interment to follow at Dinwiddie Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at 1133 W. High St., Petersburg, Va., and 6111 Duncan Road, Apartment B, Petersburg, Va.

Family members and friends are invited to pay final tribute to Baby Rose and watch the funeral services live online at www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the staff of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment Inc., 102 South Ave., Petersburg, Va., 804-732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.

Funeral Home

J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc.
102 South Avenue  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index from Aug. 17 to Aug. 19, 2013