Juanita Mae Lloyd

Monday, October 5, 2020

Juanita Mae Lloyd, 96, a resident of rural Nevada, Mo., passed away Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born March 9, 1924, in Fort Scott, Kan., the daughter of Roy C. Jewell and Bessie Mae Bybee Jewell. She married Emmett Paul Lloyd on Sept. 17, 1945, at Kansas City, Mo.

Together the Lloyds pastored Nazarene churches in Split Log, Missouri, Maryville, Missouri Elk City, Kansas, Marshall, Missouri, Kirkwood, Missouri, Appleton, Wisconsin and Springfield and Warsaw, Mo. Juanita was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed singing and playing the piano. She was an exceptional hostess and enjoyed opening her home to family and friends. In addition to assisting with the ministry, Juanita also worked some outside the home. While in Marshall, Mo., she worked at Schneiderís Gift Shop and while in Kirkwood she was employed by Lee Creative Research.

Later she operated Lloyd Hearing Aid Service in Warsaw, Mo. Currently, she was a member of the Fort Scott Church of the Nazarene.

Survivors include her two daughters, Cheryl Barnett, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Dianna Knisel and husband, Mike, of Denton, Texas; five grandchildren, Jim Ragsdale and wife, Jennifer, of Fayetteville, Ark., Todd Hall and wife, Sabrina, of Denton, Texas, Kimberlee Goins and husband, Paul, of Mechanicsville, Va., Teri Wright and husband, Josh, of Denton, Texas, and Angela Pullen and husband, Greg, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Jacob Ragsdale, Brooke Ashlee Goins, Emily, Avery, Brady, Grayson and Ainsley Pullen, Alexandria and Anberlin Wright, Alexa and Anjolie Hall, Summer Munchin and Tim Goins; and a great-great-granddaugher, Aila Goins. Also surviving is a sister, Irene Lowry, of Fort Scott, Kan. Juanita was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett, on Dec. 2, 2011. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, William C. Jewell.

The Rev. Virgil Peck will conduct graveside services at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Evergreen Cemetery. Family and friends may meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel prior to leaving for the cemetery at 10:45 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.