Mrs. Frances Covington Loyd
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SHREVEPORT, LA-Services celebrating the life of Mrs. Frances Covington Loyd will be at 2:00 PM on July 28, 2013 at Broadmoor Baptist Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Larry Williams. Interment will follow at Sharon Cemetery in Dubach, LA.
Frances was born on November 6, 1928 in Summit, MS. She went to be with her Heavenly Father on July 26, 2013 in Shreveport, LA at the age of 84. Frances was preceded in death by her parents Edward Gordon Covington and Mazie Willis Covington; husband Jess Loyd, Jr., and brother Edward Gordon Covington, Jr. Left to cherish her precious memory is her sister Leta Covington Batson; son Edward Keith Loyd and wife Darlene, daughter Mazie Loyd Williams and husband Dale; grandchildren Emery Williams Odom and husband D.J., Erin Loyd Tsimis and husband John, Edward Kyle Loyd; great-grandchildren, Kinley Marie Odom and Mattie Rae Odom and numerous nieces and nephews and a host of dear friends.
Frances was a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and was a member of PHI MU Sorority. First and foremost Frances loved the Lord and was a longstanding member of Broadmoor Baptist Church. She also loved and cherished her family and especially was proud of her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren. Frances was a loving sister, wife, mother, Granny and Great-Gran. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
The family suggests that memorials in her name may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312, the Sharon Cemetery Fund, 2769 Hwy 152 Dubach, LA 71235, or to the charity of donor's choice.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
1815 Marshall Street Shreveport, LA 71101
Published in Shreveport Times on July 27, 2013