Bernice R. Culbertson Loyd, age 91, of Mena, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Rich Mountain Nursing and Rehab of Mena, Arkansas.
She was born October 8, 1922 in Blythdale, Missouri to the late Clinton Culbertson and the late Pauline Canaday Culbertson. Bernice was a seamstress and a caring homemaker. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.
She is survived by a son, J.W. Turner and wife, Jessica of Vashon, Washington; daughters, Vicki Hughes and husband, Russell, of Mena, Arkansas; Lisa Loyd and friend, Dan, of Mena, Arkansas; grandchildren, Jason Turner and wife, Rose, of Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jalynn Turner of Dallas, Texas; Cody Hughes and wife, Bethany, of Mena, Arkansas; Teal Hughes and friend, Natalie of Fayetteville, Arkansas; Rondo Rawlings of Marana, Arizona; Lacey Yoakem of Mena, Arkansas; Cody Loyd of Gladewater, Texas; Tony Loyd of Gladewater, Texas; and ten great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Pauline Culbertson, husband, W.W. Loyd, infant son, Lamar Turner, daughter, Rhonda McKinon, and son, Warren Loyd.
Graveside services will be Friday, September 19, 2014, 2:00 p.m. at Old Dallas Cemetery with Jennifer Wright speaking under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.