CURTIS -- Sarah "Sally" Blanche Floyd of Hayes Center died Thursday (June 21, 2007) at Sunset Haven Nursing Home in Curtis. She was 94 years old.
Sally was born on Aug. 7, 1912, at Quitman, Ark., to George Washington and Cora Alice (Thompson) Trawick. She moved to Little Rock in 1928, where she worked as a stenographer until 1942. During World War II she worked for the Maritime Commission in Oakland, Calif.
On June 27, 1942, she married Justin Leon Floyd in Los Angeles, Calif. To this union three sons were born. They moved to Hayes County in November of 1945, where Sally was a homemaker.
Sally was a member of the Hayes Center Bethel Baptist Church. She was active in the Mary Jane's Extension Club. Her hobbies included quilting and gardening. She will be missed by her family for her delicious cooking, her laughter and love, her clean house and her devotion to her family.
Preceding her in death were her parents; an infant brother and infant sister; two sisters, Carmen Gunn and Martha Douglas; three brothers, Floyd, Franklin and Dick Trawick; one grandson, Thomas Floyd; and sister-in-law, Pauline, Floyd.
Survivors include her beloved husband of almost 65 years, Justin Floyd of Hayes Center; three sons, Roger Floyd and wife, Loretta of Hayes Center, Randy Floyd and wife, Elaine, of Sandia Park, N.M., and Ray Floyd and wife, Marjorie of Douglas, Wyo.; one sister, Violette Pitchell of Quitman, Ark.; seven grandchildren, Nicole and husband, DeVern Younger, Andrew Floyd and wife, Josie, Michael Floyd and special friend, Melissa Florom, Stephen Floyd and wife, Tiffani, Dusti and husband, John Boyer, Aaron Floyd and Graham Floyd; and 11 great-grandchildren, Desirré Younger, Chance Younger, Tyrell Younger, Bennett Floyd, Connor Floyd, Garrett Floyd, Dalton Boyer, Markie Boyer, Jayann Floyd, Tessa and Josie Florom.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon and Sunday from 2 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Funeral services will be Monday, 10 a.m., at the Bethel Baptist Church in Hayes Center with Pastor Gaylord DeMoure officiating. Burial will be in the Hayes Center Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.