Jessie M. Taylor was born to the late Calip and Johnnie Merle Gaines, on October 09, 1929, in Nanafalia, AL. She left this life for eternity with our Lord on Saturday, February 10, 2018, after a brief illness. Preceded in death by husband Bine, sons, Horice, Elijah, and Larry, sisters, Nida and Della. She leaves to cherish her memory daughters: Mary (Tony) Armstrong, of Highland, MI; Dorthy (Thomas) Burnett, of Gary, IN; Sheila (Cornelius) Lewis, of Merrillville, IN; Shirley (Arturo) Almeida, of Madison, WI; adopted son/grandson, Donte Taylor, of Gary, IN; Jessica Anthony, caregiver/granddaughter, of Gary, IN; sisters: Vera Boston and Joann Robbins, of Columbus, OH; Essie Richardson, Linden, AL; devoted brother-in-law, Joel Williams, of Gary, IN; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, February 16, 2018 from 9-11:00 a.m. with Funeral Services to follow at 11:00 a.m. all services at Van Buren M.B. Church 2585 Van Buren Street Gary, Indiana. Pastor E. Mobley Sr. officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.