Mrs. Ruby Rudeen Lloyd, 67, of rural Wynne, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at her residence after a long illness. She was born Jan. 14, 1944, in Cross County, Ark., to the late Presley Smith and Lorene Cooper Smith.
A lifelong area resident, Mrs. Lloyd attended Wynne Public Schools, was of the Pentecostal faith, a homemaker, an avid gardener in the summer, and enjoyed quilting and reading in the winter. She always had time for her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Russell D. Lloyd of 48 years of Wynne, Ark., two sons, Kim Lloyd and wife Pat of Manila, Ark., and Russell Lee Lloyd and wife Phynessa of Wynne, Ark.; six brothers, Charles Smith of Heber Springs, Ark.; Doug Smith of Wynne, Ark., Roger, Ricky, and Eric Presley and Randal Smith all of Cherry Valley, Ark.; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lloyd was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Windell Lloyd and a sister, Wanda Orr.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, at Hawks Cemetery in rural Wynne with Rev. Roger smith officiating. The family will receive visitors from 12:30 until 1 p.m. Sept. 7, at the cemetery, under the direction of Faith Funeral Service.