Sarah Rose Taylor, 15, of Hope, Indiana ran into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, September 5th, 2020; following an intense battle with cancer at Riley Children’s Hospital.

Sarah was born on April 8th, 2005, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Chad and Kimberely Taylor and sister to Libby Taylor.

Sarah had an infectious smile that lit up the room wherever she would go. She loved Jesus, her family, her friends and she attended Hauser High school. She was actively involved with FFA, Band and Student Council. She worshiped, learned about, and served Jesus at The Ridge. She enjoyed being a part of the Youth Group, Ridge Kids dance team, and Video Production team. She also loved playing piano and singing, Bible journaling, word art, and all things social media. She used her journey through cancer to bring hope, joy and strengthened the faith of many.

Sarah is survived by her parents and sister; Grandparents, Richard and Donna Young of Hope and Angela Taylor of Brookville; Several Aunts and Uncles, Kevin and Terri Young of Hope, Rod Taylor of Phoenix, Arizona; Cyndi Stewart Sharp of Harrodsburg, KY; Chris and Kristi Herbert of Greenfield; and several cousins and extended relatives.

She was preceded in death by her Grandpa, Barney Taylor of Brookville. She was looking forward to meeting her 3 unborn siblings.

A Celebration of Life will be held outside on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at The Ridge, 2800 Bonnell Rd, Columbus, Indiana, on the back lawn. Sarah has requested that no one wear black. She also requested that everyone wear comfortable clothes and no suits required! Visitation will be from 2:30-5:30 p.m.; with the Celebration of Life Service starting promptly at 5:30 p.m. Graveside services will follow at the Hope Moravian Cemetery. Please plan to bring your own lawn chair, if possible, and wear a mask, when unable to socially distance.

Sarah’s funeral arrangements were entrusted to Norman Funeral Home and online condolences may be expressed to the Taylor family at

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Tyler Trent Cancer Research Endowment for Riley Hospital. Donations can be made conveniently online at or mailed to The Riley Foundation/Tyler Trent, 30 South Meridian St, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.