GAYLOR, JAMES M. - age 79. Passed away January 18, 2009. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sarah Gaylor; son, Jimmy Gaylor (Cathi ); daughter, Angela Wilburn (Todd); grandchildren, Johnny Mac and Aaron Gaylor. Mr. Gaylor was a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. He also is in the Tennessee Tech Sports Hall of Fame and was a retired teacher and coach from TPS. Mr. Gaylor was a member of Woodbine Baptist Church for 50 years and was a deacon of the church. Funeral service will be held 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2009 with Rev. Ben McGinnis officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Odyssey Hospice or Woodbine Baptist Church. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. and 1 hour prior to the service at Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 660 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204. (615)383-4754.
Published in the Knoxville News Sentinel on 1/20/2009