Jenni Taylor, 62, of Orange, passed away at her home Friday, May 31. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 5:30 p.m., Monday, June 3,  at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. The funeral service will be Monday evening at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Taylor was born March 15, 1951 in Orange to Melvin Maurice and Elizabeth Ann (Chandler) Boyett. She was a beautician and the owner Jenni’s Cut and Styles. She never met a stranger, could talk with anyone and would light up the room when she walked in. One of her favorite things was to spend time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, Melvin Maurice Boyett; husband, Ben Taylor and cousin, William Dickey.

Those left to cherish her memory are her mother, Elizabeth Ann (Chandler) Boyett; daughter, Brandi Holderman and husband, Bobby and grandchildren, Haley and Justin all of Bridge City. She is also survived by her sisters, Rita Hucko of Orange and Becky Platt and husband, Ronnie of Bridge City; brother, Melvin Boyett, Jr. of Orange; special niece, Nichole “Coco” Simmons and husband, Scott of Little Cypress; best friends, Deena Arceneaux and Rosie Broomes, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.