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Nadine Taplin entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 9, 2016 at 6:50 am at Touro Hospital after enduring a short illness. She was born in McComb, MS on May 28, 1943 to the late James and Azalee Taplin. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Bertha Taplin, Bernice London, Rosalee Johnson, three brothers, L.S., Earl, and Fred Taplin and one son-in-law Percy Jackson Jr. She was a lifelong resident of New Orleans, LA. She attended School in Simmit, MS. Nadine was married to the late Donald Matthews. She leaves to cherish her loving memories and will be dearly missed by her three children; Judy Taplin-Jackson, Anthony (Vonda) Taplin and Reginald (Trenell) Taplin of New Orleans, LA. Eight grandchildren: Jamella (Travis) Williams, Anthony Jr,. Ashton, Tamas, Reginald Jr. (Lawanda), Terrell, Tyrese Taplin and Akira Bradley; Six great grandchildren, Larry Darnell Mack III, Jalayah Sienna and JaNiya Skylar Williams, Reginald, Sky and Meikhi Colbert. Four sisters; Ruby Spencer and Helen (James) Johns of McComb, MS, Evonne Taplin of Summit, MS and Mildred Seals of Belzoni, MS. Two brothers Harry Taplin of McComb, MS. and Ezekiel Taplin of New Orleans, LA. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family, also the Leaders and members of Come Into The Light Ministries, Pastor and Members of Gallilee Baptist Church, Employees of Algiers Charter Schools - McDonald #32 Literacy Charter School, Rally's Restaurant Inc., Tulane University, Jo Ellen Smith Living Center and Omni Royal Orleans Hotel are all invited to attend the Funeral Services on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 10:00am at Gallilee Baptist Church, 1528 Louisa Street, NOLA 70117. Visitation will begin at 9:00am. Rev. Anthony Stewart, Officiating, Rev. James S. Casimier, Host Pastor. Interment: Lake Lawn Park Cemetery, 5100 Pontchatoula Blvd, New Orleans, LA. 70124. Arrangements by D.W. Rhode Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave, NOLA. Please visit to sign online guestbook.