Doreen Lloyd

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Doreen Lloyd | Obituary,

Doreen Lloyd

Delta resident Doreen Lloyd died Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 89.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 3, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta with Father Tom Seibert officiating. Interment will follow at Delta City Cemetery.

Doreen Ruby Palmer was born in Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk, England, Oct. 24, 1926, to Frederick and Isla Palmer. She spent her childhood and attended school in England. After moving to the United States, she lived in California for 30 years.

On May 8, 1952, she married John Lloyd in Sparks, Nev. They lived in El Centro, Calif., before moving to Delta in 1976.

Mrs. Lloyd was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Delta. She volunteered as a Pink Lady at Delta County Memorial Hospital as well as in California. She enjoyed gardening, knitting and working crossword puzzles.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Lloyd of Delta, Carole Larson of Greeley, and Donna Riggs of Renton, Wash.; a son, John (Linda) Lloyd Jr. of Delta; four brothers, Marcus, Bryan, Gerald and Geoffrey Palmer, all of England; seven grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lloyd on Oct. 12, 2014; two sons; and three brothers.

Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta CO 81416.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.