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Maurkeyah D'ijuoun Taplet

October 18, 1994 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 26)

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Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 27, 2021

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
New First Corinthian Baptist Church
1114 Church Street
Houma, LA 70360
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 27, 2021

10:00 AM
New First Corinthian Baptist Church
1114 Church Street
Houma, LA 70360
Guaranteed delivery before the Funeral Service begins

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 27, 2021

Southdown Cemetery
125 Civic Center Blvd
Houma, LA 70360

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