Gailya Taylor Hinshaw, age 81, of 1825 Russ Cornett Road, Boone, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at her home. Mrs. Hinshaw was born December 20, 1930 in Surry County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Arthur and Susie Venable Taylor. She was a retired administrative assistant for the Caldwell County and Burke County Soil Conservation Service. Mrs. Hinshaw was an avid Atlanta Braves Baseball fan. Mrs. Hinshaw is survived by two sons, Jack Hinshaw and wife Felecia of Knoxville, Tennessee, and David Hinshaw and wife Cindy of Boone and one sister, Jane King of Mount Airy. She is also survived by five grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Hinshaw; five brothers, and two sisters. A memorial service for Gailya Taylor Hinshaw will be conducted Saturday afternoon, April 28, 2012, at 3:30 PM, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Chuck Bristle. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 2:00 until 3:30 PM, at the funeral home, prior to the service. Online condolences may be sent to the Hinshaw family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com. Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.