Velma Jean O’Berry Lloyd, 84, of Folkston, passed away Monday, September 30, 2019. She was born August 16, 1935 in Millwood to the late Jim O’Berry and Pauline Bennett O’Berry. She was a member of the Homeland Church of God of Prophecy. Mrs. Lloyd was a devout Christian and loved reading her Bible and other study material that she kept in what friends and family affectionately called her “Jesus Room”. She was a loving and devoted Navy wife to her husband, George, sacrificing unselfishly for her children while he was deployed.
Along with her parents, she was preceded by her husband, George Lloyd; two sisters, Ruby Brannan and Jimmie Mae Lloyd; and two brothers, Jake O’Berry and Freddie O’Berry.
She is survived by her children, George Timothy (Christine) Lloyd, Jack Rufus (Joy) Lloyd, and James Thomas Lloyd; two brothers, Charlie (Wilma) O’Berry and Lloyd (Dorothy) O’Berry; five grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
The family received friends Wednesday, October 2 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Thursday, October 3 in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. Burial followed in Homeland Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.