Tayyne Naomi Gaylord – Major, United States Army

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Tyyne Naomi “Tam” Gaylord, 89, a registered nurse and retired major in the Army Nurse Corps who had been a member of Westwood Country Club in Vienna, died January 30, 2000 in Annandale at the Sleepy Hollow Manor Nursing Home, where she had lived since 1995. She had senile dementia.

Major Gaylord was a 1933 graduate of Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital nursing school in her native Gardner, Massachusetts. She joined the Nurse Corps in 941 and saw duty in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.

After the war, she was a civilian nurse in Alaska before returning to active duty in 1950 and serving in Korea during the war there. She later served in Europe and was stationed in Washington when she retired from active duty in 1960.

She then lived in Front Royal, Virginia, before returning here in 1980. She lived in McLean before entering the nursing home.

Her husband, William Sibert Gaylord, whom she married in 1952, died in 1974. She leaves no immediate survivors.


TYYNE, NAOMI GAYLORD

On Sunday January 30, 2000, Tyyne Naomi Gaylord, beloved wife of the late William Sibert Gaylord. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on February 14, 2000, at 3 p.m.


GAYLORD, TYYNE N

  • MAJ   US ARMY
  • WORLD WAR II, KOREA
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/10/1910
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/30/2000
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 304 SH
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GAYLORD, WILLIAM SIBERT

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/21/1909
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/02/1974
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 304 SH
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • HUSBAND OF GAYLORD, TYYNE N MAJ  US ARMY
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