Caylor, Irene Tankersley (LaFayette)

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Irene  Tankersley  Caylor,  82,  of  LaFayette, Ga.,  died  Tuesday,  June 19, 2012.

She was preceded  in  death  by  husband,  Claude  Marvin  Caylor;  daughter,  Elizabeth  Ann  Smith;  sister,  Marie  Allen;  brothers,  Will  Tankersley,  Everett  Tankersley  and  Earl  Tankersley; and  parents,  Jack  and  Ann  Tankersley.

She is survived  by  daughter,  Betty  and  husband  Richard  White,  of  LaFayette;  sons,  Eddie  and  wife  Gail  Caylor,  of  Rising Fawn  and  Jimmy  and  wife  Lisa  Caylor,  of  Lafayette; 11  grandchildren; 14  great-grandchildren; and  several  nieces  and  several nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Thursday, June 21  at  11 a.m.  conducted  by  Rev.  Bud  Martenn. Interment will follow in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Wednesday, June 20  from  6-9 p.m.

Arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.


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