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.