Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Gaylynn Ellerd
April 27, 2018
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Funeral services for Gaylynn Ellerd, 60, of Kilgore will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2018 in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 at the funeral home. Gaylynn passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018 after a hard-fought battle with heart problems.

She was born on August 24, 1957 in Longview, daughter of the late J.W. “Buzzy” and Barbara Ellerd. Gaylynn was a lifelong resident of the Kilgore area. She was a 1975 graduate of Kilgore High School. Gaylynn enjoyed volunteering with the Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation and stayed close and active with the KHS Class of 1975. She was a very loving caregiver and enjoyed being a mother and grandmother to her three grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Tony Dykes of Gladewater; daughter, Tera Van Meter Hernandez of Tyler; three grandchildren, Angelise, Sebastian, and Carolena Hernandez all of Tyler; sister, Jacqueline Ellerd Allen of New London. Gaylynn was preceded by her parents, J.W. “Buzzy” Ellerd and Barbara Ellerd Davis; nephew, Dustin Walls.

Gaylynn Ellerd
April 27, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
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Service Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel
401 N. Martin
Kilgore, TX  75662
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
2:00 P.M.
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