DeKALB, Texas—Vera Lee Traylor, 91, of Mansfield, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in a Mansfield nursing home.

Mrs. Traylor was born Aug. 23, 1921, in DeKalb. She was a homemaker and member of St. Paul Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Traylor; and two children, Andrew Traylor Jr. and Debra Traylor.

Survivors include two sons, James H. Traylor of Austin and Delford Traylor of DeKalb; four daughters and two sons-in-law, Mary McClelland of Missouri City, Texas, Verstene Traylor of Houston, Evelyn and Gerald Miles of Sugar Land, Texas, and Glenda and Gary Mitchell of Arlington, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bates-Rolf Funeral Home with the Rev. Ommer Bruce officiating. Burial will be in DeKalb Cemetery.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Online registration is at

batesrolffuneralhome.com.



Published: 12/30/2012