Our sweet mother, Joy Vidalene Lloyd Taylor age 95 and long-time resident of Nixa Missouri passed away peacefully on August 20th 2023. Mom was born November 1, 1927 in Parsons Kansas and was the daughter of Amos Colby Munsell and Ida Mati (Streeter) Munsell. She was the youngest of 5 children all of her brothers and sisters proceeded her in death.
Mom was united in marriage to Clive Miller Lloyd in 1946, and after his death married to David Eugene Taylor. Both of her husbands proceeded her in death.
Mom worked in Billing and Collections for Cox Medical Health Systems for over 25 years. She reportedly was the fastest person on the typewriter and 10-key adding machine that anyone had ever seen!
Mom was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Ozark and one week before her death instructed her daughter to make sure her last month of tithing was paid for her.
Survivors include 6 children and spouses; Naina J. Carey of Springfield Missouri, Monty C. Lloyd of Dallas Texas, Nancy A. Mathison of Nixa Missouri, Scott M. Lloyd of Tyler Texas, Cathy D. Ross of Ozark Missouri, Paul D. Lloyd of Dallas Texas, and a stepdaughter Delacy West of Nixa Missouri.
Mom was also blessed with 27 grandchildren, 77 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Mom definitely has a legacy to behold!
A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 28, 2023 at Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, under direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.