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Emma Lou Floyd

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Mrs. Emma Lou Floyd

Mrs. Emma Lou Floyd, at the age of 80, received her heavenly wings on Thursday, August 30, 2018.

She was the eighth of 17 children born to the union of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie and Marie Peters-Byrd on August 24, 1938 in Monroe, Georgia. Emma was united in holy matrimony to Emory Floyd in 1965. In 1969 they relocated the family from Georgia to Toledo, OH. She retired from Hunt-Wesson Foods.

She loved her Church and was a faithful Christian woman serving on the Mother's Board and Choir. She always had a big smile and a hug that you will never forget.

She was preceded in death by parents; ten siblings; and one grandson.

Mother Floyd leaves to carry on her legacy, husband of 53 years, Emory Floyd; sons, Kenny (Pam) Knox, Bradford Knox, Amos and Joe Lewis Floyd; daughters, Nancy (William) Davis, Yvonne Knox, Geraldine Floyd, and Christine (Eddie) King; and step-daughter, Mary (John) Giles; sisters, Ida Mae Harris, Annie Holloman, Barbara (Eddie) Turner, Josephine (Sammie) Shellman; brothers, Tommie Byrd and George (Minnie) Byrd; 27 grands; 45 great-grands; two great-great-grands; special cousin, Willie N. Fobbs; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Home going services will be Wake Friday, September 14, 2018 at New Home Baptist Church from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services Saturday, September 15, 2018, family hour 10 a.m. with funeral 11 a.m. At Greater St. Marys Baptist Church, Rev. Robert Lyons, Pastor; Pastor Dennis Byrd, Eulogy; Pastor Albert Lee, Officiant. House of Day Funeral Service.

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Published in Toledo Blade on Sept. 13, 2018
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