Christopher Dee Armstrong Taylor, 17, of Bruce, died January 27, 2013 at North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born August 7, 1995 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford. He was a 10th grade honor roll student at Bruce High School in Bruce, MS. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Boy Scouts of America, Bruce High School Drama Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Sons of the Confederate Veterans, and he was #15 on the Bruce High School football team.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Parker Memorial Funeral Home in Bruce. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Bro. Bob Weldon officiating and Bro. James Taylor assisting. Burial will be in Haven Hill/Melton Cemetery in Coffeeville. Pallbearers will be Scottie Bardo, Greyson Denley, Shaun Hidalgo, Kalvin Hooper, Ritchie Logan, Chris Sansing, Casey Tutor and Malcolm Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be the Bruce High School football team.
Survivors include his father, Christopher Louis Armstrong, Big Creek; his mother, Melissa Taylor Gray and step-father, Roderick Gray, Bruce; one sister, Jami Sierra Taylor, Bruce; niece, Talia Stovall, Bruce; grandparents, Charlotte Armstrong, Pittsboro; Walter (Betty Harper) Armstrong, Pittsboro; Rev. James and Linda Taylor, Pittsboro; Rod and Alberta Armstrong, Pittsboro; two uncles, Jimmy (Melissa ) Taylor, Bruce; Malcolm Williams, Atlanta, GA; one aunt, Stephanie (Scotty) Bardo, Coffeeville; first cousins, Breanna Taylor and Amyiah Bardo, both of Coffeeville; JimiAnn Taylor of Smithville; Godparents, Jerry and Annie Doss, Coffeeville; God Brother, Sinatra Crawford, Coffeeville, and God Sisters, Jereese Armstrong, Memphis, and Yasmin Doss, Coffeeville.
Memorial donations may be made to Parker Memorial Funeral Homes P.O. Box 458 Bruce, MS 38915
Online condolences may be made at www.parkermemorialfuneralhomes.com