Tommy Wayne Saylors, 61, died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family. A retired employee of TVA and US Gypsum, he was also a former employee of the Jasper Police Department and the Marion County Sheriff's Department. He was of the Baptist faith and is remembered for his one-of-a-kind, gentle nature. He was preceded in death by his father, Reno Saylors; step-father, Chester Holder; and grandparents, Jeff and Ada Mayfield and George and Minerva Saylors. He is survived by his mother, Catherine Mayfield Holder; wife, Lila Saylors, of South Pittsburg, Tenn.; son, Jeff (Amy) Saylors, of Bryant, Ala.; step-children, Candy Williams, Arleana McCafferty and Dell Jackson, all of Athens, Ala.; brother, Mack (Sheila) Saylors, of Stevenson, Ala.; sister, Vickie Saylors, of South Pittsburg; eight grandchildren; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins, including special cousin, Janice Goins; and his beloved Pomeranian, Smokey. A memorial service will be held at Richard City Baptist Church on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. Central time. The family requests that no flowers be sent. Memorial donations can be made to Richard City Baptist Church, 1800 Hamilton Avenue, South Pittsburg, TN 37380. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.