Funeral services for Mary Jo Loyd, of Sulphur Springs, wilt he held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday, December 10, 2009, at Tapp Funeral Horne Chapel with Bro. Kenneth Rhoades officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, in Cumby, Texas with Curtis Baxter, David Baxter, Juan Ortiz, Ely Shaw, Tracey Myers and Mike Emerson serving as pallbearers,
Mary Jo Wilson was born May 20, 1930 in Lorenzo, Texa,s the daughter of Jim Wilson and Bell Worley Wilson. She married Cutis Loyd in Sulphur
Springs April 16, 1949. Mr. Loyd preceded her in death on March 6, 1986.
Mrs. Loyd was an employee of GTE as an operator for over 20 years. She was a greeter for Wal-Mart for over 10 years. She was of the Baptist faith.
Mrs. Loyd passed away December 7, 2009 at her residence.
Surviving family includes daughters; Judy Baxter and husband David and Janice Loyd both of Sulphur Springs and son, Eli Shaw of Chicago, IL. Grand-children Celina Griggs and husband Ty of Sherman, Ashley Ortiz and Quade Baxter both of Sulphur Springs also survive along with great-grandchildren Corti Baxter, Ciara Donaho and Travis Donaho all of Sherman and Ayden Ortiz of Sulphur Springs.
The family will receive friends, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday evening at Tapp Funeral Home.