Taylor started her career in funeral service in Nebraska before relocating to Texas in 2011. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hastings College with a B.A. in History and a minor in Religion. She was the valedictorian of the November 2012 class at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. Taylor worked for SCI from 2011 to 2020 where she held multiple positions including Funeral Director, Location Manager and Office Manager. Taylor has a passion for serving families and has transferred that passion into educating future funeral directors. In her spare time, Taylor enjoys hiking with her dogs, reading, and spending time with her family.
In addition to co-sponsoring the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Sigma Eta academic fraternity, Ms. Murphy teaches Human Anatomy, Funeral Service Merchandising, Funeral Service Sociology, Funeral Service Management, Professional Communications, and is a lab assistant for Restorative Art Lab.