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Obituary: Emma Stevens Lloyd

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Emma Lorene Stevens Lloyd, our precious mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister passed away in Salt Lake City July 17, 2001. She fought a courageous battle with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease for several years. She was 84 years old.

Born August 19, 1916 in Marion, UT to Byron Dean and Laurette Davies Stevens. She was the oldest of eight children and lived in Oakley, UT until she was 18 years old when she moved to Salt Lake City to attend Stevens Henager College. She met and married Max James Lloyd, Oct. 16, 1935 later solemnized in the LDS Temple. They were together 62 years before he preceded her in death in1998.

She was an accountant for many years and worked for Utah Idaho Office Supply, American Oil Company and Zellerbach Paper Company until her retirement. She was a member of the Utah Professional Business Women's Association. She was a member of the LDS Church where she had various positions throughout her life. Her greatest joy in life was having her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren with her as often as possible. She held each and every one of them dear to her heart. She was a great supporter of the Beehive Statesman Chorus that her husband sang with for over 50 years. They traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and Utah while he sang and entertained. She loved to crochet and won many 1st and 2nd prizes for her beautiful afghans in the State and County Fairs. She loved to go camping, fishing and bowling.

Survived by her four children, Shanna (Ken) Hart, Byron (Elaine), Bernice (Steve) Murray and Rod (Jorja), 11 grandchildren: Ken Hart, Lisa Taylor, Larry Lloyd, Cathy Trane Shawn and Shelby Murray, Elizabeth, J.D., Ben and Sam Lloyd and Nick Koulurus. 12 great-grandchildren and one sister Effie Dalton, Ogden UT.

Preceded in death by her husband, grandson Steven Murray, parents, four sisters and three brothers.

The family would like to thank the Salt Lake Home Assisted Living Center, Hazen Care Center, Federal Heights Nursing Care Center and Hospice Care for all their support and help. We especially appreciated her nurse Tammy Jensen.

Funeral Services will be held Sat. July, 21 at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple. Friends may call 1 hour prior as well as 6-8p.m. at Larkin Mortuary Friday evening. Interment at the Stevens Cemetery in Oakley, UT at 2:30 p.m.