Elsie Kay Traylor, resident of Bartlesville, died at 11:43 AM Tuesday.
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Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday in the St. Luke's Episcopal Church with Mother Andrea Jones officiating. Cremation arrangements were by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
Elsie Kay Traylor was born on January 7, 1933 at Dallas, Texas the daughter of Henry F. and Lois C. (Russell) Collier. She was raised at Albany, Oregon and the central cost of Oregon. Elsie Kay graduated with honors from Albany High School. She was very active in all student activities and enjoyed her high school years. She married Francis Theodore Traylor on November 1, 1951 at Vance Air Force Base, she had worked as an Executive Secretary in Albany, Oregon to support her husband and their family while Frank completed his Air Force commitment and completed his Engineering Degree from Oregon State University. As a young mother she returned to college and graduated with an Associates Degree from El Camino College in Los Angeles, California. She was an avid college sports fan. She loved to travel and was an avid Duplicate Bridge player. As a mother she was actively involved in her children's scouting, sports and school activities as a Den Mother, Team Mother and a P.T.A. Member. She considered St. Luke's her church home.
Elsie is survived by four sons, Frank Paul Traylor of Richmond, Texas, Leland B. Traylor of Freedom, Wyoming, Robert B. Traylor of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Mark C. Traylor of Skiatook, two sisters, Diane R. Price of Albany, Oregon and Alice Collier Roberson of Seattle, Washington, ten grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother Robert R. Collier and one great grandson, Dalton Tynes. Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org .
Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Nov. 16 to Dec. 16, 2012