Nayson, Gertrude Lillian Waltz (LaFayette)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Gertrude  Lillian  Waltz  Nayson,  93,  of  LaFayette, GA,  died  Wednesday,  November 7, 2012.

Gertrude  was  born  July 12, 1919 in  Cherokee  County, AL.  She  was  a  member  of  the  Chattooga  Baptist  Church. She  was  a  loving  mother  and  grandmother.  She  retired  from  textile  work  after  more  than  thirty-five  years.  After  retirement  she  spent  her  time   helping  her  husband  on  the  farm and  taking   care  of  her  aging  mother  and  baby  sat  her  grandchildren.

She was preceded  in  death  by  her  husband,  Tavner  W.  Nayson;  parents,  Oscar  and  Nancy  Waltz; brother,  Holbert  Waltz;  and sisters,  Dorthea  Waltz  and  Ruth  Waltz  Jackson  Yarbrough.

She  is  survived  by  her  son,  Tavner  Richard  Nayson  and  wife  Beth,  of  LaFayette;  sister,  Joan  Waltz  Harmon  Leath;  grandchildren,  Mary  Nayson  Kirby,  Charlotte  Nayson  and  Henry  Nayson; great-granchildren,  Ashley  Kirby,   Abigail  Kirby,  Jace  Cromer  and  Dawson  Cromer;  four  nieces;  and  several  great-nieces  and  great-nephews.

Funeral  will be held from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Sunday, November 11  at  3 p.m.,  conducted  by  Dr.  William  Swanson. Interment will follow in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

The  family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Saturday, November 10  from  5-8 p.m.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  of  LaFayette.         

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