Gerald Taylor Jr., 36, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014, in Nashville. He was an avid preacher of the Gospel and was employed as a psychotherapist with Centerstone in the Nashville area. Gerald Taylor Jr. was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine Taylor. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Monique Taylor; and beloved son, Warrick Riley Taylor; father, Gerald (Angelia) Taylor Sr.; sister, Gerice Narrissa Taylor (Tremayne); brother, Gerhard Taylor (Whitney); mother-in-law, Michelle (Calvin) Coleman; two sister in-laws, Nicole Parris (Lee), Natora Coleman; three stepsiblings, April, Angelia, and Raiford Lomax; three grandmothers, Georgia "Madea" Evans, Florence Allen and Hattie Riley; eight uncles, Tom Thomas, Oscar Jackson, David Earl Allen, James Allen, Johnny Allen, Ricky Allen, Rocky Evans and John Evans; and two aunts, Cheryl Jackson and his beloved aunt, Letitia Taylor; and a host of other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Friendship Community Church. Interment: Lakewood Memory Garden East. The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.