Geraldine Kaylor

Geraldine Kaylor

Geraldine Smith Kaylor, 79, of Hudson went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at her residence. She was born April 15, 1941, daughter of the late Millard and Annie Mae Bumgarner Smith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Hester Pennell; and four brothers, Tallie Smith, Thad Smith, Fred Smith and Haywood Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory are four sons, Robin Kaylor and wife Jondelyn of Hudson, Scott Kaylor and wife Linda of Conover, Eric Kaylor and wife Pam of Hudson, and Lanny Kaylor of Hudson; three sisters, Wanda Shivers of Lenoir, Rachel Smith Cook of Hudson and Beulah Ann Eller of Hudson; 11 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive family and friends on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mount Carmel Baptist Church. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Clyde Bumgarner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 3555 Christie Road, Hudson, NC 28638.

Mackie Funeral Service is serving the family.

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