Mother Emily Faye Loyd-Hunter was born on August 1, 1946 in Longview, Texas to the late Horace Aaron Sr. and Lorene Loyd. She attended Longview Public Schools.
Mother Emily was a lifelong member of Bethel Temple of Longview. Accepting Jesus Christ as her personal savior early in life. She served in many capacities including Sunday school scholar, usher board member, member of the Voices of Bethel Mass Choir, Christian Women’s Auxiliary and the Caleb ministry before her failing health limited her activity.
She was preceded in death by both her parents and her siblings, brothers Otis Joseph, David Lawrence (Garoldine), Horace Aaron Jr. and Carl Franklin (Patricia) and sisters Leola (Bulow) and Evelyn.
Mother Emily leaves to cherish her memory: four sons, Gerry Lynn (Mary) Kingsby, Jerry Loyd Kingsby, Oscar Lee Wright Jr. and Amory Lawrence Hunter, two daughters: Teresa Meshell Wright-Giddings and Rhonda Kay Wright, one sister/cousin Geraldine Sims and two sisters-in-law: Betty Higgs and Mardell Loyd, 13 grandchildren: TaShebra, Angela, Autumn, Jazlyn, DaSheena, Kevin, Devadus, Tristan, Jonathan, Britney, Meshell, Christopher, and Tavin, 15 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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