Mona Elnora Floyd (1932 - 2018)

Obituary
  • "Mona and her husband, Hank were the best neighbors we have..."
    - Tim and Amy Daniels
  • "May Mona rest in peace. She gave time to so many..."
    - Priscilla Montesanto
  • "For every life has a purpose to fill, a purpose which us..."
    - Denver Dale Floyd
  • "R.i.p. Mona you will always be loved , may"
    - Marty Young
  • "My Sainted Mother"

Mona was born on March 30, 1932, in Bonham, Texas to Ollie Mae Pace and Leeman Woodard but was raised with loving hands by Will B. Pace and lived her younger years in Hanford, Calif. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Henry G. Floyd, son Corp., Garland Dale Floyd and great-grandson, Tracer Yeoman.
Mona met Henry Grady Floyd, the love of her life, in Hanford. In 1947 they were married for a loving 63 years until his death in 2010. They were blessed with four beautiful children, Corp., Garland Dale Floyd, (killed in action in Vietnam in 1969), Gary Floyd (Sandy), Roxann Floyd and Debra Floyd-Horner. They made their home in Auburn, Calif., for 47 years.
She is survived by her brother, Doug F. Pace; grandchildren: Samantha Morgan (Ken), Shannon Yeoman (Chad), Denver Floyd, Tricia Caspers-Ross (Rick), Sarah Rankin (Dan), Evan Horner and Daniel Gemmell (Alexis); great-grandchildren: Justin, Amanda (Casey), Lexi, Daven, Jacob, Olivia, Seamus, Madison, Hunter, Scarlett, Colby, Ainsley, and Charlotte and great-great-granddaughter, Ari May.
She was a member of the Eastern Star, Chapter 57, Auburn, since 1974 and served on several committees. She was a Gold Star Mother who participated in the Memorial Day Services each year honoring the memory of our fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our country. She was Secretary of Carpenters Local 1486, Auburn.
Her passions were volunteering her time with the Visually Impaired class through Placer School for Adults and she took part in the neighborhood community group,"Channel Hill Coalition", which came about in order to protect their neighborhood from big businesses moving into their area. She was also a member of the Calvary Chapel church and attended regularly.
Her hobbies and many artistic talents included: crocheting, painting, gardening, playing the organ, listening and dancing to Latin music, reading and researching her ancestry.
Mona was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many.
Services will be held Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Westwood Hills Memorial Park, 2720 Cold Springs Road, Placerville, Calif. - Phone (530) 622-2223. A reception will follow.
Contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 11270 Rough and Ready Hwy., Grass Valley, CA 95945 or, American Gold Star Mothers, Inc. 2128 Leroy Place, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008.
Published in Auburn Journal on May 15, 2018