Mary "Alice" Loyd, 1:00 PM, Monday, May 22, 2017



Mary “Alice” Loyd, of Moore, OK, passed away May 17, 2017, at the age of 78. She was born December 29, 1938, in Newby, OK.

Alice was a member of Stroud Christian Church. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, fishing and camping. Alice especially enjoyed going camping at Stroud Lake and Lake Eufaula. She also enjoyed basketball because she played basketball in high school. Debby, her daughter, said her mother was also a Miami Dolphins football fan. Alice also enjoyed animals, especially dogs and birds. Her two little dogs were “Bandit” and “Denny. Alice was a western fan. Her daughter, Lisa said her mother enjoyed watching “The Virginian,” “Bonanza,” and John Wayne. Alice went to high school in Milfay, Oklahoma and she also attended South Oklahoma City Jr. College. She was employed by the State of Oklahoma as a Data Control Service Coordinator, and retired after 24 years of service. After retirement, Alice and Harold traveled and worked on genealogy. Alice was a kind, loving, caring person with a bit of ornery stubborn streak. She was a wonderful mother and a great homemaker. After retiring, she went back to work for the State and supervised visitations with foster children. Her first love was her Lord and Savior, being with Harold, her children and especially her grandchildren. Alice touched the hearts of many and although it is our loss, it is Heaven’s gain.

Alice is survived by her husband of 62 years, Harold Loyd, of the home; 1 son, Mike Loyd & wife, Doni, of Midwest City, OK; 3 daughters, Debby Yott & husband, Don, of Muskogee, OK, Karen Anderson & husband, Paul, of South Oklahoma City, and Lisa Leach & husband, Mark, of Moore, OK; 2 sisters, Donna Daniels of Milfay, OK and Shirley Treanor, of Del City, OK; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. Alice is preceded in death by her parents, Robert & Gladys Dotson; 2 brothers, Sherman and Bobby Dotson; and 1 sister, Frankie Loyd.

The family will receive friends from 2pm-4 pm, Sunday, May 21st, at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home, 120 S. Broadway, Moore, OK. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00pm, Monday, May 22, 2017, at Stroud Christian Church, 723 West 9th. Interment to follow at Stroud Cemetery. Services are under the direction of the John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel, Moore, OK.


gc commented on 22-May-2017 09:50 AM
Please accept my sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)


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