Mrs. Loyd died Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Shady Lawn Nursing Center in Cadiz. She had retired after working 30 years in the custom furniture business. She was a member of Emmanuel Bible Church in Cadiz.
Survivors include Two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruby and Joe Kitterman of Cadiz and Patricia and Larry Magnusson of Alberta, Canada; one brother, Arthur Sturgeon of Klamath Falls, Ore.; one sister and brother-in-law, Lea and Harold Farnsworth of Provo, Utah; daughter-in-law Bea Loyd of Sandborn, Ind.; nine grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and seven great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eliga A. Sturgeon and Stella Rustin, husband Ray Loyd, son Dennis Loyd, daughter in infancy Kathleen Loyd, step mother Alta Sturgeon, two brothers, Eugene Sturgeon and Russell Sturgeon, step brother Laval Rustin and step sister Aline Asher.