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Imogene Loyd

Memorial services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at First United Methodist Church for Imogene Franklin Loyd of Artesia.

Loyd, 81, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at her home.

Monty Leavell will officiate at the services. Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons and great-grandsons. A private family burial will be held at a later date at Woodbine Cemetery.

Imogene was born Aug. 22, 1935, in Minco, Okla., the daughter of Asberry Thomas and Zelma Mae (Williams) Waldrop. She came to Artesia in 1941 from California.

On April 28, 1953, she married Jim Franklin in Lovington. He preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1992. On Aug. 14, 1999, she married Bobby Loyd. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2006.

Imogene was a homemaker, florist and caregiver. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and enjoyed oil painting, cards and dominoes.

Survivors include daughters Sherry Berry and husband Jerry of Wilson, Okla., Cindy Carpenter and husband Jay of Williamsburg, N.M., and Jamie Johnson, and Kim Johnson and husband Mitchel, both of Artesia; grandchildren Melissa Dooley and husband Jon of Frisco, Texas, James Berry of San Angelo, Texas, Beau Carpenter and wife Amanda of Odessa, Texas, Jake Carpenter and wife Racheal of Rincon, N.M., Jess Carpenter and wife Cindy Lou of Artesia, Brian Johnson and wife Aimee of Lake Arthur, Jessica Sedillo and husband Mike of Albuquerque, Megan Lyon and husband Geoffrey of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Oliver Johnson and wife Tarran of Las Cruces; and great-grandchildren Jackson Dooley, Emma Mae Dooley, Lee Laney, Cordell Laney, Evelyn Carpenter, Colten Carpenter, Grace Carpenter, Jae Lynn Carpenter, Piper Johnson, Lily Sedillo and Ellie Mae Lyon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.artesiafunerals.com.