Ruth Bernice Lloyd
Ruth Bernice Lloyd, 90, of Dunkirk, IN, passed away Thursday, December 15th, 2022 peacefully while in the company of family members at the Water's of Dunkirk, formerly Miller's Merry Manor. Ruth was born in Mitchell, IN, on August 16, 1932, a daughter of the late Chloe (Vanoy) and Willie Cochran. She attended Redkey High School and was formerly employed as a Lab Tech. for the Redkey Canning Factory, Art Craft of Portland, and Liggett's Greenhouse of Albany, IN. Ruth was the widow of Joseph C. Lloyd who she happily married on January 25, 1950. Ruth enjoyed crocheting, bird watching, country music, and puzzles. She was a devoted mother, who was always supportive of her children and grandchildren, a wonderfully organized homemaker, made the world's best butterscotch pies, popcorn balls at Halloween, and always had a house overflowing with games and neighborhood kids. She is survived by 4 children; Roger E. Lloyd (wife Julie), Joretta Zimmerman (husband Steve), Rita Muhlencamp (husband Mike), Joseph A. Lloyd (wife Kim), 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 daughter; Rebecca Brunson, 8 sisters and 4 brothers. Due to possible inclement weather memorial services have been changed to 1 PM at MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel on Saturday, March 18, 2023. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Redkey, IN. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen foundation for Breast Cancer Research. Arrangements are entrusted to MJS Mortuaries - Redkey Chapel.
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