Taylor, La'Shan Denise

Thursday, March 7, 2019
La’Shan Denise Taylor
La’Shan Denise Taylor

La’Shan Denise Taylor, 45, of Georgia, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at her residence in Duluth, Ga.  

She graduated from Chattanooga School for Arts and Sciences in 1992.  She attended the University of the South in Suwanee, Tn., and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga earning her Bachelor’s in Biology and Chemistry. La’Shan continued at East Tennessee State University earning a Master’s in biology in 2001 followed by a 2nd Master’s in public health in 2003.  She earned her Doctorate in Public Health in 2009. Dr. Taylor was awarded an Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship in 2009 which led to working as an Epidemiologist for many years with the Center for Disease Control and then the South African Government in HIV prevention.  She was a teacher and a researcher with over 18 presentations and publications.  She enjoyed giving back to others in every community she became a part of while showing sisterhood, scholarship and service as a proud and dedicated member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  

La’Shan was a devoted partner, mother and grandmother; was loved by many and a true inspiration to all that knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jessie and Dorothy Taylor.

Survivors include her paramour, James Cornett of Duluth, GA; son, Codey (Bobbie) Taylor of Johnson City, TN; sister, Myra “Sweetie” (Charles) Lane; brother, Marvin “Durrell” Taylor, both of Chattanooga; three grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. 

A memorial service will be on Sunday, March 10, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Cedric Henson as the eulogist.  

In lieu of flowers, a Dr. La’Shan D. Taylor Memorial Scholarship is being created with the contact information being available shortly on her Facebook page. 


Turner, Cheryl

Delk, Juanita T.

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