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Clyde Traylor (10-13-14) service 10-16-14

Clyde Kennedy Traylor was born Sept. 20, 1920, in Hardin County, the daughter of the late Holly Dade and Laura Belle Hulen Pickens.
In 1936, she was united in marriage to Eldon Kennedy, who preceded her in death on Aug. 11, 1973. On June 6, 1981, she was united in marriage to Edward Traylor, who survives.
“Mama Clyde” worked for many years at Garan and Harwood Manufacturing in Adamsville. She was a devoted member of the church she loved, First Baptist Adamsville, where she taught youth and sang in the choir for 65 years. Mama Clyde was a talented seamstress. She loved the Lord, life, family gatherings, people and hard work.
Mrs. Traylor departed this life peacefully on Monday, Oct. 13, in Savannah, at the age of 94 years, 23 days.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Edward Traylor of Adamsville; four daughters, Jeanell Qualls and husband Owen of Stantonville, Geneva Seaton and husband Elmer D. of Adamsville, Genieve Smith of Hendersonville, Tennessee and Geraldine Adkisson and husband Rex of Savannah; a son, Billy Joe Kennedy and wife Sue of Savannah; a son-in-law, Harold Littlefield of Adamsville; a step-son, Ed Jr. and wife Anne of Calera, Alabama; 15 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and three stepgreat-grandchildren; and many more extended family and friends.
In addition to her first husband and parents, Mrs. Traylor was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Littlefield; two grandchildren, Brent Littlefield and Carrie Littlefield; a sister, Jean Sipes; a brother, H.D. Pickens; and a son-in-law, Jerald Smith.
Services were held on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 11 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Adamsville with Barry Littlefield, Frank Kemper and Elmer D. Seaton officiating. Burial followed in Adamsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Traylor may be made to Adamsville First Baptist Church Building Fund or American Cancer Society.

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