Sunrise: May 4, 1957 Sunset: June 11, 2023
“Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart. The lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised”.
With sadness, heavy hearts and profound regrets, the Taylor, Clarke, Smith, Payouway, and Bai families announce the death of James Taylor, aka Patrick Clarke, which sad event occurred on June 11, 2023 at the Fairfax Hospital in Virginia, USA.
James was born in Bomi Hills, Liberia, unto the union of John Hall Clarke and Elizabeth Porte Clarke, both of whom predeceased him.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne B. Smith Taylor and five children from former relationship, namely, Darling boy, Alexander, Feltner, John and Patrick Clarke Jr.
Also grieving his passing are his sisters, Regina C. Bai (Sancee) Marie and Lydia Clarke.
Others are several nephews and Nieces including Roland Payouway, Rose, Rita, Georgia and Regina Nimo, and grand Niece Tracy Rainey as well as other host of relatives, including in-laws and friends in Liberia and the USA.
FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Date of Funeral Service: Saturday, July 15, 2023 at 10:00AM
Viewing: 9:00AM – 10:00AM
Church Service: Woodlawn-Faith United Methodist Church,
7010 Harrison Lane, Alexandria VA 22306
Repast: “Refreshment will be served after Interment, at the Church’s Fellowship Hall.”
Interment: Bethel Cemetery
1300 Wilkes Street,
Alexandria, VA 22314
Yvonne B. Smith Taylor 571-371 1183
Regina Clarke Bai 704 819 7130
Roland Payouway 515 473 8615
Rose Payouway 571 575 6690
E. Roy Smith, Sr., Esq. 703 400 4985