Maurkeyah D'ijuoun Taplet, 26, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Houston, TX, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
A visitation will be conducted from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the New First Corinthian Baptist Church, 1114 Church Street in Houma, LA. Burial will follow in Southdown Cemetery.
She is survived by her mother, Kenya Taplet; father, Maurice Gims, Sr.; brothers, Tre'vaughn Hanzy and Maurice Gims, Jr.; sisters, My'keyah Taplet, Markeshia Welch, Maurlillieon Gims, Maurkayla and Maurkeonna Coler; maternal grandparents, Joann Hawkins and Herbert Taplet; maternal great grandmother, Evelyn Taplet; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Shelby Johnson and Jeannie Jenkins Sims (Berwick); maternal great grandparents, Peter Taplet, Sr., Thomas Hawkins, Sr., Almeader Jackson, and James McGuire.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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