Kathleen Taylor, a 30 year resident of Los Angeles, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2007 in Los Angeles. Born in Gosport, Alabama, Kathleen was 56 when she died. Kathleen was a member of Agape International Spiritual Center where she was a Licensed Practitioner and at one time a member of the Agape International Choir. Kathleen worked as a Business Systems Analyst. She founded the Paperback Pack Home Book Club in Texas, was a member of the Pinsetters Bowling League in Texas, and also a member of Toastmasters serving as a Grand Toastmaster. Kathleen had a passion for praying and nature and profound concern for her family. Her hobbies included singing, creative drawing and painting. She was a huge fan of her church and the Agape International Choir. She is survived by her sisters Laverna Henry, Myra Hollins (Kevin Hollins) of Los Angeles, brothers Kenneth Taylor, James Taylor of Los Angeles and Jerry Horn of Pittsburgh, PA and a host of nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by father, James Taylor, mother Verna Mae Taylor and brother Ernest Taylor. A memorial service will be held at Agape International Spiritual Center, 5700 Buckingham Parkway in Culver City on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at 1 pm.

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  1. My condolences and prayers go out to Laverna and her family in the loss of Kathleen. May she rest in peace!

  2. Laverna, We extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family at the passing of your beloved sister, Kathleen. May God continue to strengthen and comfort you. Eddie, Dorothea & Leah Howard

  3. Laverna and family, I am so sorry for the passing of Kathleen. But, she’s still with you in spirit and you can talk with her whenever you wish, as her spirit is perched on your shoulder and she’ll be with you here on earth until you yourselves join her in heaven with our Heavenly Father. May God love you, bless you and comfort you always.

  4. To the entire family and friends of Kathleen: I work with Kathleen’s sister, Laverna Henry. Just looking at Kathleen’s picture, you can tell what a beautiful and wonderful person she was. Each of you have enduring and wonderful memories of Kathleen that you can always remember. May God bless her memory and may each of you know that many people are sending their sympathy to each and every one of you.

  5. Laverna, you and your family have my deepest sympathy. I will always remember Kathleen for having such a “warm” and “welcome” smile. She’s at peace, now. May God Bless You and Your Family.

  6. Myra, My deepest condolences go out to you and your family for the loss of your sister, Kathleen. May God provide you with comfort and plenty of blessings. You are in my prayers.

  7. Laverna, I was sorry to hear about the passing of your sister Kathleen. But know that God loves you and his has promised to bring you a brighter tomorrow. Remember also that you have friends who are thinking of you and praying for you.

  8. Laverna, my condolences and prayers go out to you and your family. Kathleen is a beautiful and bright spirit. As a ship moves over the horizon, continuing it’s journy, out our sight, we are mindful that our spirit, continues its journey like-wise. We celebrate her life in peaceful spirit!

  9. I met Kathy when I went to work at Atlantic Richfield Company in 1982; I left the company in 1985. In the short time that I knew Kathy – I was struck by her beauty, her natural charm and above all, the class she exuded at all times. What a beautiful person and woman…

  10. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. The memory of her friendship and her beautiful smile will never be forgotten.

  11. I knew Kathleen for almost 20 years. We bowled together and worked together both in LA and in TX. We also ran the Race for the Cure every year together. I will miss her wonderful smile, her laugh and even some of her goofy eating habits. She had passion and dignity in all that she did and I will miss my friend but I know that we will meet again.

  12. Dear Laverna My Thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Throughout our lives, we are constantly faced with defeats and triumphs. All of our moments whether success or failure, gain or loss when embraced with the attitude that Life is full of changes and we can learn from them enables us to truly celebrate and appreciate each precious moment we have been given. You will clearly see a purpose and that there is nothing to fear in loss; so always celebrate today. Jesse Teverbaugh

  13. I remember Kathleen from our days at ARCO. Kathleen was like a beautiful ray of warm sunshine. She always had a smile on her face. To the entire family I offer my condolences. She is not gone because she will always be in your hearts. May God, as you understand God, hold you in his loving arms and comfort you during this time and always.

  14. Kathleen wan an extraordinary spirit that we will never forget. Her mere presence always lit up the world around her and we treasure the rainbow of memories that we were fortunate to share with her.

  15. My deepest condolences to all of Kathleen’s family and friends. This magnificent sould expression of God touched so many and her Spirit lives on in our memories. Her bright smile and caring words will continue to shine in my heart and in the hearts of so many for ever. Blessings to you and may the Peace of God surround and fill each of you.

  16. Dear Ones, Affirming and knowing that the peace that passes all understanding graces you during this time. Your Kathleen was our Kathleen, too. We know she is in the Light, surrounded by love, free of pain and the physical body which could no longer hold her beautiful, calming, wonderful presence. I am grateful to have been blessed to experience her beauty, wisdom, love, generosity and grace. From one of her sister practitioners at the Center for Spiritul Living in Dallas. Blessings, peace and love, Alexis Yancey Jaami, RScP

  17. Kathleen will always be remembered for her wonderful friendship, always extending herself and going the extra mile. We belonged to a bookclub, rode to our meetings together often, went to the movies often, out to dinner and moved from Coppell, Texas around the same time. We helped each other with packing. I will miss her. I am continuing to pray for her family.

  18. I am so thankful to God for the time he allowed us to share Kathleen. She will surely be missed, but I have a video of her when she visited me here in Texas. I’m thankful for that memory. We shall all meet again one day. May God provide your family peace and serenity during this time. God Bless you all.

  19. Laverna, Just remember those we love are always with us. Her smile and her wisdom, advise and thoughtfulness are gifts of love that are yours to keep. May the gifts of Kathleen console you now and fill your heart with memories that will always comfort you. With deepest sympathy and love to you and your family. Your friend always, Ann

  20. I am so grateful to have known Kathleen. I met her at Higher Ground in Arlington in 1999. She taught my earliest SOM classes. We both moved to the Center for Spiritual Living in Dallas about the same time. My last class with her was on Visioning before she returned to LA for ministry school. I became a licensed Practitioner in September 2006 Kathleen has been my teacher, my friend and the greatest spiritual role model I could ever have had.

  21. May God bless and keep the family strong during this time of absence. She’s in a better place now; she is in the arms of God.

  22. My wife (Sharon) and I send our deepest condolences and prayers for the family. The last time I saw Kathy was at Frank & Helen Conley’s house last year, and she was smiling so beautifully. God bless her!

  23. My deepest condolences to the family of Kathleen Taylor. Stay close to one another and comfort one another during this difficult time. Kathleen’s work here was done and now, God has called her home. Someone else needs her more than we do now. Kathleen is in an infinite place of love and happiness – let that be a comfort to you and your family. Be forever faithful, because when this life is over, you will see her again.

  24. I was blessed to know Kathleen through my sister, Valerie. I will always be grateful for the time we shared on my parent’s 50th Anniversary cruise to Alaska and for the time and effort she put into my sister’s 50th birthday party. She was so giving and so loving. She will be deeply missed. God’s blessings to the family and all of those who loved her so much.

  25. To My Cousins -Jerry, Laverna, Lynn, Kenneth: We’ll miss Kathleen always. She may be gone,but she will never leave our hearts.We will never forget to smile when we think of the times we had. She will never leave our minds and forever be in our hearts.

  26. I met Kathy when she and I worked for Atlantic Richfield Company. What a beautiful lady. May the peace of God surround you and your family.

  27. Family I am thinking of you at this time of loss. May memories of your loved one comfort you at this difficult time. We will miss Kathy.

  28. Laverna, There are no words to express my heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. I know, just from talking with you, how much Kathleen meant to you and how much you’re going to miss her. Just remember how fortunate you and your family were to have had Kathleen in your lives. She must have been a truly special human being to have generated such love, respect and affection from her family and friends. God bless and be with you and your family during this time and always.

  29. Kathleen and I met through the book club she founded. We discovered quite by chance in a random conversation that she was born in the same town as my parents; imagine our surprise when we determined that her grandmother was my aunt. Our mothers were first cousins and were considered “twin” cousins, had been the best of friends growing up. It was nice to have family near by, she was also a friend. I will miss her very unique view of the world; I find comfort in the fact that Kathleen was at peace.

  30. Laverna and Family, May God’s love and your memories of Kathleen comfort you at this time and always. Love, Peace & Blessing to all,

  31. Dear Family, May you find peace knowing that God is with you all during this time. Words can not express how I feel, but I do know that your heart will be lightened with time. I love all of you. (Dee-Dee)

  32. Laverna and family, words can never express what the heart feels, so let me just say this; I will miss Kathleen in the flesh while knowing she’s still with us all in spirit. I met her at church in Arlington, TX, and after maintaining her locked hair for awhile we became friends. I remember a trip we took to Austin, TX – we sang all the way there (quite loudly by the way). I now use one of the songs in workshops I lead entitled, “This Or Something Better” by Karen Drucker. This is how I will honor her memory.

  33. Hi LaVerna @ family of Kathleen, I am totally shocked and very sad that Kathleen is gone. I hope you remember me, LaVerna. I was a practitioner at Agape and a member of the choir, but moved home to Memphis, Tn in 2002. I had no idea that Kathleen was even ill. My love and prayers are with you and your family and I know that God is in the midst of this situation and Kathleen is at peace.

  34. Kathleen’s beautiful smile will radiate heaven. Laverna, my heartfelt condolences and continual prayers are with you and your family.

  35. I was shocked & sadden to hear that my ex-sister in law had gone home. She was a very beautiful, sweet & given person. I remember a time back in the 80’s, Lynn & I had gone to Oxnard on a fishing trip. On the way back my car broke down a few miles south of there. Kathleen got out of bed and drove up to Oxnard at about 1 am to rescue us. I know that she was upset, but she never showed it. She will be missed. I’m blessed to have known her. My prayers go out to the family. Byron McDowell

  36. Cousins, You all have my deepest sympathy and prayers. I am Madges oldest daughter. She loved all of you like her own. Love Elaine “Dolly”

  37. Vern, What a beautiful person Kathleen was….inside and out. Whenever I saw her she always a smile on her face and such a pleasant demeanor. She radiated an energy of positivity, purpose and peace. The brief occasions that I was so fortunate to have had the opportunity to be in the presence of such special person as your sister, will always be remembered. My condolences to you and your family. Love, Venetia

  38. She was just a wonderful woman of God> When she prayed I knew God was listening. Her soul was beautiful and her smile was just infectious. I enjoyed knowing her through the bookclub and as a super person. I

  39. I”ve put my thoughts and condolences in the other section of this web site. Again, my deepest sympathy to all the family and friends of Kathleen. Peace be to you all.

  40. “Gods’ word is a lamp to our feet and a light to our path”. As a light by which to walk through the darkness of this world. Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me though he die, he shall live”. In loving remembrance of Kathleen our prayers are with you all. May the Lord bless and keep you all safe and lift up his countenance upon you all and give you peace. It brought so much joy to my heart to see how others thought of Kathleen. I remember that picture when she was a little girl with braids. My mind goes back in time thinking of those days when my mother brought us over to see Aunt Verna Mae and to play with you all (in Gary). Kathleens’ spirit was humble even back then. With tears in my eyes I sit and hope others will have good things to say of me when I pass over. Memories unforgotten, Your cousin Thelma

  41. The memories of Kathleen will always be in my heart. Although my heart aches to know that I can no longer call and chat, or visit her again, I cherish the memories of her as a dear “sister friend”. Friend since childhood, she will be sorely missed! With Love, Joyce Williams

  42. Missing you my beloved sister more than you’ll ever know. Sacred memories remain forever embedded in my heart!

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