Loyd Bays Obit

Hopkins Co. Tx

Submitted by Brandon Darrow

Loyd Bays (Sulphur Springs News Telegram, August 25, 1990)


            Funeral services for Loyd Bays, 77, of Sulphur Springs, were scheduled to be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, in Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with the Rev. David Burns officiating.

            Burial will be in sunny Point Cemetery with Ronnie Strickland, Barry Strickland, Jeff Strickland, Bobby Wright, Herbie Willis, Lloyd Watkins and jimmy Smith Serving as pallbearers.

            Mr. Bays died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, August 25, at the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.

            He was born Dec. 15, 1912, in Hopkins County, the son of Herbert and Maude Vick Bays, Sr.  He married Helen Moore on Sept. 6, 1979. in Hopkins County.  She survives.

            Mr. Bays was a member of the Baptist church and was retired from Murray Gin Co.

            Other survivors include one son, Bretton Jones of Dallas; two step-daughters Mary Strickland of Lone Oak and Louise Smith of Brashear; one brother, H.B. Bays Jr. of Dallas; eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

            He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.