January 12, 1990 ~ June 22, 2020

Born in: Paducah, KY
Resided in: Gilbertsville, KY

Britany Taylor Johansen, 30, of Gilbertsville, Kentucky passed away Monday, June 22, 2020. She was born in Paducah, Kentucky on January 12, 1990 to Denny and Kathy Connor Johansen. Taylor was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She loved her nephew, Jaxon. They enjoyed swimming, playing video games, and doing everything together.

Along with her parents, Taylor is survived by her grandparents, Melvin and Lois Connor and Betty Johansen; her sister, April (Shane) Lyman, of Benton, Kentucky; and her nephew, Jaxon Gilbert; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services will be at noon Saturday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Father John Vaughan officiating. A committal service will be 3:00 pm at Marshall County Memory Gardens in Benton, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Britany Taylor Johansen Memorial Fund; c/o Denny Johansen; 81 Patriot Street; Gilbertsville, Kentucky 42044. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Miss Johansen. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Britany Taylor Johansen and sign her virtual guest book by going to

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  1. Kathy,
    Uncle Greg and I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Aunt Sherry.

  2. I had the pleasure to work with Taylor at Lynx services, we did not grow very close together however she could light up the entire room with her infectious smile and personality. She will truly be missed my condolences are with Taylor’s entire family an close friends. May she Rest In Peace. ❣️

  3. Taylor as I knew her was the sweeetest person. She will be greatly missed by everyone that knew her. My heart goes out to Kathy,Denny,April and Jaxon and the rest of the family . I cant imagine the pain as parents that you are going thru. She will always be with you watching over you.

  4. Denny & April, I’m so very sorry for your loss! I wasn’t around Taylor very much, but I do know how much Jaxon loved her!!! Denny, I can’t even imagine the hurt that you and Kathy are feeling as parents😢! All of you are in my prayers for God to give you strength during this most difficult time 🙏🏻💙🙏🏻 Love , Judy O.

  5. Denny, I’m so sorry for your loss😢!! I didn’t know Taylor that good, but I do know how much Jaxon loved her!! I can’t even imagine the hurt you and Kathy are feeling as parents, but I can feel the pain that April is feeling😢! All of you are in my thoughts and prayers for God to give you strength during this difficult time🙏🏻💙🙏🏻!! Love Judy O.

  6. Gone too soon.. you made everyone smile and laugh. May you continuing dancing on the streets of heaven.

  7. Taylor you were one of the sweetest souls I had come across so far. You came into my life in 2017 when I was struggling and didnt have any friends and you because one of my new way of life friends I’m so grateful god put our paths to cross because you touched my life and made such a huge impact Rest in peace you beautiful angel until we meet again 😇😇

  8. I worked with Taylor at lynx services and we always had a laugh together i was so shocked to hear the passing of Taylor she was taken too early in life. My deepest condolences to all her family. Sweet dreams Taylor

  9. Taylor I will always remember your smile and the way you could light up the workplace. The songs we sung together will always remind me of you. Rest easy until we meet again

  10. God bless with compassion and peace Britany’s family and friends.
    Special regards for Lois and Melvin Connor, loving grandparents.
    May you know the presence of Christ with you at this time and always.
    Sister Julia Head, OSU. Immaculate Parish, Owensboro

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