Rose Etta Loyd, 80, of Carrollton, formerly of Orrick, died Friday, April 19, 2019, at Life Care Center of Carrollton.

Rose was born Dec. 12, 1938, in Ray County, the daughter of Lemar and Lola (Teegarden) Pigg. She was united in marriage to William Loyd of Orrick. They were high school sweethearts, and she was the best looking girl in the class. They were married for over 50 years. He preceded her in death April 4, 2008.

Survivors include her daughter, Rose (Jared) Shepard of Hardin; two sons, William Loyd and Roger Loyd, both of Henrietta. Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one son, Rodney Loyd; one daughter, Kathy Shockley; and four brothers, Matt Pigg, Wayne Pigg, John Pigg and Robert Pigg.

Rose was a housewife and homemaker. She and her husband were long-time Orrick residents. After they retired, they lived by the lake in the Warsaw area for a while, before returning to Orrick. She enjoyed gardening and painting. She especially loved her pug, Milo.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the donor’s choice. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home, 507 E. Main St. - P.O. Box 190, Richmond, MO 64085.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will follow in New Hope Primitive Baptist Cemetery, southwest of Richmond. 

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