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John "Sonny" Taylor Maynor

June 13, 1926 ~ March 28, 2020 (age 93)


John T.”Sonny” Maynor, 93, of Dayton, TN passed away March 28, 2020 at his home. 

Sonny wanted his obituary to say he simply lived and died, but what a life he lived. Sonny never met a stranger and spent his life caring for others.  Born to Tom and Junnie Maynor, he lived his entire life in Dayton, other than two stints in the Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Farris Maynor; parents, and brother Roy Lee Maynor.

He is survived by daughter, Rhonda (Bill) Railey of  Smyrna, Georgia; sister, Betty McDonald; brother, Raymond Maynor; two grandchildren, Taylor( Michael) Arndt, Graham ( Katie) Railey; four great-grandchildren, Railey, Graham, John  and Grace that were truly the lights of his life and his unofficially adopted daughter, Anna Flatt.  

 A private graveside service was held at Rhea Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to John T’s favorite charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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