J. Floyd Naylor, the son of the late Harmon and Willie Young Naylor, was born in Finger, Tenn., on July 28, 1916, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Sunday, June 13, 2004, at the age of 87.
Mr. Naylor recently moved to Dexter but was a former resident of Milan, Tenn., and Birmingham, Ala. He was a former member of the West Memphis Jaycees. He was an Elder of Milan Church of Christ of Milan, Tenn., and Minister of Sonshines, and Minister of Hot Meals for Needy and Handicapped of Homewood Church of Christ in Birmingham, Ala.
He was first married to Kathrine Clydell Brock in 1939. She preceded him in death. He was then married to Lorraine Hardin in 1981.
Surviving are his wife, Lorraine Naylor of Birmingham, Ala.; one foster son, Michael W. Bryant of Jackson, Tenn.; two daughters, Patricia Ann Baldwin of Dexter and Phyllis Dianne Taylor of St. Louis; one step-son, Mark Hardin of Ontario, Ore.; one step-daughter, Linda Kilpatrick of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Arthur Naylor of Stantonville, Tenn., Raymond Naylor of Henderson, Tenn., Buford Naylor of Bethel Springs, Tenn., and A.J. Naylor of Adamsville, Tenn.; and one sister, Minnie Plunk of Henderson, Tenn.
One son, Douglas Brock, preceded him in death in 1960.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at the Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel in Memphis, Tenn.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, in the Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel in Memphis, Tenn., with Bro. J. Wayne Kilpatrick of Birmingham, Ala., officiating.
Interment will follow in the Crittenden Memorial Park Cemetery in Marion, Ark.
Local arrangements were handled by Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter.