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Thomas James Traylor

Services for Thomas James Traylor of Kentwood, La., are 10 a.m.,Monday, Nov. 18, at McKneely Funeral Home with burial in TangipahoaCemetery in Tangipahoa, La.

Visitation is today from 6-9 p.m., and Monday from 8-10 a.m., atthe funeral home.

Mr. Traylor, 68, died Nov. 16, 2002, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb, Miss.

He was a truck driver. He was a native of Tangipahoa Parish,La.

Preceding him in death were his father, T.J. Traylor; and hissisters, Bertie Ballard and Yvonne Chenevert.

Survivors are his mother, Rita Hutchinson Traylor of Brookhaven,Miss.; his wife, Martha Cooper Traylor of Kentwood; hisstep-children, Shirley Dykes, Martha Fay Dykes, Ruthie Dykes, LilaJean Wascom, Eugene Travis, Phillip Dykes, Carl Ray Dykes, JimmyWayne Dykes, Edward Dykes, Jackie Dykes and Jerry Lee Dykes; hissisters, Wilda Gill of Amite, Nancy Loper and Jo Ann Smith, both ofBrookhaven, Lois Leonard of Springfield, La., and Sharon Bevil ofGramercy, La.; and numerous step-grandchildren and nieces andnephews.