Louise Loyd, 71, of Piggott died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, in the St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.
She was born May 21, 1934, in Athens, Ala., the daughter of the late John and Bessie Gatlin Andrew.
She was united in marriage to Arthur Loyd on Sept. 20, 1952. They had four children.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur Loyd of Piggott; four children, Elizabeth Annette Hill of Grapevine, Ark., Judith Diane Block and husband, Bob, of Rolla, Mo., Arthur Loyd Jr. and wife, Monica, of Pocahontas and Lisa May Loyd of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, David Lee Hill, James Woody Dale, Cindy Jean Brooksher, Bobby Block, Anna Alicia Loyd and Elizabeth Carrie Victoria Loyd; eight great-grandchildren, Jamie Brown, Mitchell Eskenlotta, Brandi Nichole Skaggs, Lacy Lee Hill, David Lee Hill Jr., Zachary Dale, Dallas Dale and Logan Dale; three sisters and two brothers, Mildred Weeks and Evelena McClullar of Forrest City, Bettie Jean Stewart of Rector, Milton Andrew of Mississippi and Alton Andrew of California; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, in the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Piggott with Rev. Danny Self and Eldon Parrish officiating. Burial followed in the Piggott Cemetery in Piggott. Pallbearers were Dewey Holcomb, Lonnie Harmon, Donald Wilkes, Jimmy Dale, David Hill and Linwood Vanneater.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.