Born 12-19-1916 -- Died 9-8-2003
Argie Lela Floyd, of Oxford, Ark., daughter of the late James Arlin Dillard and Sarah Frances Blevins Dillard, was born Dec. 19, 1916, in Oxford.
She died Sept. 8, 2003, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home at the age of 86 years.
She married Fred Floyd July 13, 1937, at Melbourne, Ark. To this union three children were born.
She was a homemaker and a member of Oxford Methodist Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law -- Joylean and Jack Montford of Semmes, Ala., and Barbara and Norman Brown of Oxford; her son and daughter-in-law -- Fred and Sharon Floyd of Independence, Mo.; a brother, Thurl Dillard of Oxford; a sister, Zada Cooper of Senath, Mo.; 10 grandchildren -- Sandra and Phillip Brown, Carla Smith, Marty and Monty Brown, Jack, James and Julie Montford and Michael and Shawn Floyd; eight great-grandchildren -- Austin and Sydney Smith, Alyssa, Ryan and Paton Brown, and Allison, Erin and Loren Floyd.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a grandson, Timothy Brown; two brothers -- Vinos and Eddie Dillard; and her parents.
The funeral was Sept. 10 at Cox-Blevins Chapel beginning at 11 a.m. Burial was at Springhill Cemetery in Oxford with arrangements under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.