Arlene Traylor, retired and a long-term resident of Valley, AL died unexpectedly in her home on November 6th, 2019 at the age of 79.
Arlene is survived by her daughters Tina Traylor, Valley Alabama; Janet Traylor-Novak, Auburn Alabama; Grandchildren Tera Bell, Denver CO; Katie Novak, Auburn AL; Tiffany “Tippy” Novak, Auburn AL; and great grandchild Penelope Park, Denver CO.
She is proceeded in death by her parents, Joseph and Philomine (Splichal) Novotny; sisters Adeline York and Carol “Cari” Martin; Brother Edwin Novotny; son, Kenneth Traylor; and husband, James Traylor.
Arlene was born March 17, 1940 in Dickinson, ND where she resided throughout her childhood, attended high school, and met her Husband James Traylor. Upon her husband’s discharge from the United States Air Force in 1960, they moved back to James’s home state of Alabama, settling in Opelika where they were owner/operators of a bar and grill. Arlene was also a long-time employee as a hostess at the local Holiday Inn.
Arlene was a devoted mother and grandmother who cherished time spent with family. She enjoyed curating her collectables as well as sewing arts and crafts.
A visitation will be held at 2:30pm EST followed by a memorial service at 3:00pm EST on Tuesday November 12th, at Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, 3700 20th Avenue, Valley, AL 36854.
In lieu of flowers please make donations in the name of Arlene Traylor to an animal shelter of your choice.
Visit www.johnsonbrownservicefh.com to leave a condolence for her family, share a memory of Ms. Traylor, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.
Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.
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