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Brenda Kay Lloyd

Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 3:23 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 3:50 p.m. CST

Mrs. Brenda Kay Lloyd, 62, of Morris, died peacefully at home Monday, June 10, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Brenda was born Nov. 9, 1950, in Greenville, Ky. She was the daughter of Thomas and Norma Geary (Faith) of Central City, Ky. She graduated from Bremen High School in 1969. On Jan. 7, 1978, she married P. Wayne Lloyd of Morris.

Survivors include her husband, P. Wayne Lloyd; daughter, Michelle (Brad) Cooper Allen of Minooka; son, Mark Lloyd (Christie Burr) of Morris; step-daughter, Lesa (Ralph) Anderson of Orlando, Fla.; step-son, Shawn Lloyd of Mosinee, Wis.; like a daughter, LeAnn (Steve) Leadinghouse of Morris; her beloved eight grandchildren, Aidan and Alex Allen, Melissa and Jamie Anderson, Jenna and Paige Lloyd and Lindsay and Tyler Leadinghouse. Also surviving are numerous siblings, sister, Beverly Salyers of Xenia, Ohio; brother, William (Jo-Ann) Geary of Central City, Ky.; brother, John (Martha) Geary of Paris, Tenn.; brother, Rev. Joseph (Karen) Geary; brother, Donald (Karen) Geary of Central City, Ky.; special friends, Donna Crylan and Kim Marx; and also left behind, her faithful dog, Cocoa.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Renee Cooper; her father, Thomas Geary; her mother, Norma Geary; and brothers, Thomas and Boone Geary.

She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She dedicated all her time, love and energy to her family.

Visitation and video tributes will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home in Morris. Funeral Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013. at Fred C. Dames Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

As per the wishes of the deceased, in lieu of flowers, please perform a random act of kindness for someone in need.

Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 1201 U.S. 6, Morris, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 942-5040 or visit the website

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