Gearld Thomas Taylor  1937-2023


Graveside service for Gearld Thomas Taylor, 85, of Alba were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at Salem Cemetery, Alba.

Mr. Taylor passed away Feb. 20, 2023 in Quitman. He was born May 16, 1937 in Alba, to Odis Thomas and Vyra Gilbreath Taylor.

He lived all his life in the Alba area.

He married Freida Lynn Hawthorn in Alba on Nov. 3, 1978. He was a truck driver and drove millions of miles. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 28 years, Freida Taylor; and son, Dewayne Taylor.

Survivors include his four daughters, Delaine Lusk and husband Don of Tyler, Cassandra Gross and husband Luke of Hawkins, Lytchia Foster of Alba and Michelle Freeman of Chandler; sister, Betty Alexander of Alba; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.