Gerald Gene Nailor from the Pueblo of Picuris passed away peacefully on July 15, 2022. He devoted many years of service as a Governor and Lt. Governor for the Pueblo of Picuris. He had a love and passion for art and spent most of his time painting and sharing his beautiful pieces with family, friends, museums and many others.
He is preceded in death by his late wife, Kimberley Anne Nailor, daughter, Evita Nailor, son, Ted Nailor, father, Gerald Sr. Nailor, mother, Santana Nailor, brother, Alfred Nailor, sister Elise Nailor and sister, Nancy L. Salazar.
Gerald is survived by two children, Santana S. Nailor and Jerry Nailor III. Several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and relatives from the Pueblo of Picuris and Navajo Nation, Pindedale, NM.
He will be laid to rest through a closed burial in the Pueblo of Picuris on July 19, 2022. The family would like to acknowledge and thank everyone for all their kind thoughts, prayers and support.
The family of Gerald Gene Nailor has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com