Published: 1/2/2022

Frances Christine Elias Traylor of Nashville passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021 at Alive Hospice.  She was born on January 3, 1939 in Lynnville, TN.

She was a graduate of Robert B. Jones High School in Lynnville, TN and attended Peabody Teachers College. She was elected as a candidate for Giles County Beauty Queen.  Frances was funny and had a brilliant sense of humor. She was very resourceful in her knowledge base and always knew what to do in most all circumstances and had an inquisited mind and always did her research.  Being able to help others always brought joy to her. She enjoyed cooking, shopping, and going to the library. She loved doing things for those in need and had many friends at work and in the community. Frances loved playing the piano and one of her favorite songs she always played was Under the Double Eagle.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 11:00am at Lynnwood Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood Dean Traylor, PhD, parents, Akemore and Doris Barlar Elias, brother, Ronald Elias, and sisters, Glenda Ann Elias and Dolly Sue Elias.

She is survived by her,

Daughter, Sondra (Richard Edward) Lee of California

Caregiver, Dan Tyler of Nashville

Through Sondra she had 3 step grandchildren and 7 step great grandchildren all of California.

Brother, Akemore (Pat) Elias of Florida

Sister, Dorothy (Anton)  Krcmar of Florida

Nephews, Anthony, Christopher, and Benjamin Krcmar all of Florida

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Frances Christine Elias Traylor.