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410 East 16th Street
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
Phone: 903-572-3911
Fax: 903-201-5300
Joe Traylor

Joe Traylor Jr.

July 21, 1934 - September 10, 2020
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Joe Traylor, Jr. was born in Mt. Pleasant, TX on July 21, 1934, the only child to Joe Tryalor Sr., and Lela Colquitt. He was a resident of Mt. Pleasant, TX for sixty-nine years. Joe attended and graduated from Booker T. High School and served the military for two years. Joe Traylor was the husband of Maggie Traylor for sixty-six years. To this union there were seven children born. He was proceeded in death by his mother Lela Colquitt and father Joe Tryalor, Sr., son’s Arthur Ray Traylor and Troy C. Traylor, and daughter Freda Hurndon Allen. He worked for Tenneco Oil Company in Talco, TX and he retired from Titus County Road Commission and was bus driver for MPISD.
Joe Traylor had a passion for all sports. He coached baseball and softball for years throughout the community. He coached his son’s teams Salesman’s and softball the MasterJams. He traveled all over Texas with the team in tournaments. He had a passion for all children and he was a bonus dad and PawPaw to many children, traveling from place to place, supporting them. He had many hobbies: coon hunting, fishing, and singing during the time he lived in California. He sang quartet with the Son’s of Faith for many years. They traveled from city to city also traveling with the Mighty Clouds of Joy. He loved spending time with his family and working in the church that was a priority for him.
Joe gave his life t o Christ and began working in the Church. He was one of the founders of the Unity Missionary Baptist Church, where he was ordained as a deacon and worked diligently. He later became a member of Harvest Community Church and even in his chair he was still a willing worker. Joe was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great and great-great grandfather, PawPaw uncle and friend.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories his wife Maggie Traylor, two daughters Karen Rogers of Mt. Pleasant, TX and Chrissandra Traylor Guinn of Forney, TX., two son’s Ricky Traylor of Houston, TX (Zeff) and Stephen Traylor of Tyler, TX., eighteen grand kids, thirty-six great-grands, two great-great grands. Special friends Eddie Wilson (Dorothy) of San Bernardino, CA, Bill Butler of Greenhill Villa and Demetria Smith of Mt. Pleasant, TX.
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  • Visitation

    September 18, 2020 | 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    September 18, 2020 12:00pm - 6:00pm
    J.C. White Funeral & Cremation Services
    410 E. 16th st.
    Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    September 19, 2020 | 11:00am
    September 19, 2020 11:00am
    Unity Church
    1048 Richardson Rd.
    Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455
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    *WE STRONGLY encourage you to wear your face mask/covering and practice social distancing.


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Tyia Allen and the Nelson Family

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Behold; a friend, a grandpa, a brother in Christ. You will always be in our spirit.
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Posted at 11:52am
To the family of Joe Traylor,
It’s with heartfelt prayers that we express our condolences to you. Joe will be missed by all of us. May the God of all comfort continue to give you the needed strength to endure, during these difficult times (2Cor. 1:3-4). With deepest sympathy : Frank, Senor, Zenor, and Margaret Mangon

Jessica Nance-Shine

Posted at 05:42pm
To Mrs. Maggie Traylor, my classmate Shanay and the entire Traylor family,
On behalf of myself and the entire Nance family our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
We are praying for your strength during this time. In the days and weeks to come just know that
when the phone calls and the visits start to fade away; one thing is for certain...the word of God will be there
in your time of need yesterday, today and forever more. We are just a phone call away if you need us.
Jessica Nance on behalf of The Robert and Martha Nance Family

Shanay Traylor Posted at 09:13pm

Thank you so much Jessica.❤️

george wheeler

Posted at 04:25pm
joe we had some good times together, you me and shelley, out at tenneco, and i am going to miss you. the last time we talk, i say hang in there,but i guess the the lord had other ideals. but i know you are happly, but we all are going to miss you. love you george wheeler

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