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Krista Kay (Burgess) Taylor

July 25, 1944 ~ March 6, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Krista Taylor Obituary

Krista Kay Taylor

     KEYSER, WV – Krista Kay Taylor, 78, of Keyser, passed away on Monday, March 6, 2023 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

     Born on July 25, 1944, in Cumberland, MD, she was the daughter of the late Henry C. and Katherine (Baker) Burgess.

     Krista was a devoted homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in Martinsburg, WV and attended the Catherman’s Business School in Hagerstown. She was a faithful member of the Church of the Assumption, where she was a member of the Ladies Guild. She was also a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter #191.

     Left to cherish Krista memory are her loving husband Joseph A. “Tony” Taylor; her four daughters, Sherry Ann Macknight and husband Donald, Cathy Ann Sentnor, Stefanie Sanders and late husband Michael and Debra K. Taylor; her brother, Clinton Charron and her grandchildren, Laura T. Stringfellow, Brandon M. Taylor, Alex R. Sentnor, Claire T. Macknight, Hannah L. Macknight, Meagan T. Boggess and Pippa A. Dolechek. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Imani T. Stringfellow and Nya E. Stringfellow.

     If desired, memorial contributions may be made in honor of Krista Kay Taylor to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Assumption on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 11:00am with the Father Thomas Sebastian, CST as celebrant. Friends will be received one hour prior to services. Inurnment will be held in St Thomas Columbarium, Keyser. 

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March 11, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church
34 James Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Mass of Christian Burial
March 11, 2023

11:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church
34 James Street
Keyser, WV 26726

Inurnment following Service
March 11, 2023

St. Thomas Cemetery

Keyser, WV 26726


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
P.O. Box 1000 Dept.142, Memphis TN 38148-0142
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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