Taffiena “Taffy” Wooden life commenced on November 6, 1954 in Jacksonville, Florida. Herman Hicks (stepfather) and Doretha Hicks were her proud parents. She was educated in the Duval County Local Public Schools.
Later in life Taffy, met Danny Bacon and they were united in Holy Matrimony on September 25, 1972. Taffiena’s tenure of employment was with the Duval County Public Schools Food Services Department for 35 years. She worshipped at the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church.
Taffy has been the pillar of her family and community; providing open arms, endless love, shelter and hearty meals for anyone who visited her home. Taffy also wore a beautiful, contagious smile.
God in His infinite wisdom called “Taffy” Bacon to eternal rest Sunday, July 14, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. Her memories and legacy of love will live on through her devoted husband of 46 years, Mr. Danny Bacon; children, Thomas McBride, Harold Rose (Teresa), Derrell Wooden (Sebrina), Jamone Rose (Shandra), Maurice Wooden (Donna), Carletha M. Wooden-Legree (Larry) and Lorenzo Rose (Sylvia); brothers, Gomez Wooden and Tony Bacon; sister, Barbara Middleton; sister-in-law, Sheila Dylas; aunt, Ethel Valentine; uncle, Allen Wooden Jr.; a host of grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews; special friends, Valerie Redmond and Sandra Davis–Mack.
The funeral service for Taffiena Bacon will be held 1:30 PM Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at the Funerals By T. S. Warden - Samuel C. Rogers, Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N Main St. The visitation will be 5 - 7 PM, Friday, July 19th, 2019 at the mortuary. Interment in Edgewood Cemetery. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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