Shirley Ann Loyd

Born: Thu., May 3, 1945
Died: Mon., Jan. 4, 2021

Graveside Service

2:00 PM Thu., Jan. 07, 2021
Location: West Cemetery

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Shirley Ann Loyd, age 75, of Pittsfield, IL passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  She was born on May 3, 1945 in Pittsfield, IL to Warren and Bessie Mabe Johnson.  She married Harold Loyd on December 22, 2006 in Troy, MO, and he survives.

Shirley graduated from Pittsfield High School and went on to work various jobs and began raising children.  She worked as a CNA at nursing homes in the area, as well as an aid for Dan Dobbins in the physical therapy department at Illini, which she greatly enjoyed.  She eventually retired as an activity director from the Pittsfield Senior Center.  Shirley loved going to church and was a member of the Pittsfield First Christian Church.  She enjoyed her flowers and doing yard work, as well as driving around to look at the scenery.  Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and she dearly loved her dogs.  Shirley was a very strong, kind, and caring woman who worked hard throughout her life.  Her family meant the world to her and she will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Loyd; sons, Troy (Ceci) Hall of Shorewood, IL and Curt (Tiffany) Loyd of Old Monroe, MO; daughter, Pam (Mike) Shireman of Bluffs, IL; nine grandchildren, Michael (Morgan) Thrasher, Billy (Hallie) Shireman, Lacey (Tony) Pruett, Katie (Trevor) Shireman, Justin (Brandi) Shireman, Braden Hall, Tyler Hall, Courtney Loyd, and Khloe Loyd; thirteen great grandchildren; brother, Leslie (Carolyn) Johnson; and in-laws, Earl (Sharon) Loyd of Pittsfield, IL, Barbara (Larry) Dunham of Griggsville, IL, Evelyn (Rodney) DeHart of Griggsville, IL, and Dianna (Donnie) Foster of Pittsifeld, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Pittsfield West Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to be made to the American Heart Association or to Pittsfield First Christian Church.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Shirley's memory to the following organizations:

American Heart Association

Pittsfield First Christian Church

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Michele Rhodes Rubenstein
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
I’m so very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a lovely person. I will always remember her laugh, her generosity of spirit, and her delicious Christmas candy!
Hugs to Troy and Ceci and the family.

Robert (Bob) Schedel
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
Les---so very sorry to learn of your sisters passing. Kindly accept my sincere condolences.
Bob Schedel

Dorothy and Roger Yaeger
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
Harold and family, so sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. You have our deepest sympathy.

Dorothy and Roger Yaeger

George and Edee Chamberlain Hermens
   Posted Tue January 05, 2021
We are very sorry to read of your loved ones death. May the Lord comfort the entire family.

Bob and Kathleen Dunn
   Posted Wed January 06, 2021
We are so sorry to learn of the loss of Shirley. Please accept our sympathy.

Bonnie Casteel Long
   Posted Thu January 07, 2021
Harold, Curt, Troy, Pam, and Les
So saddened to learn of Shirley with your time of sorrow. Shirley was friendly, hard working, and kind. She will be missed by many in the community, church and your families. Being your Wife, Mother, Sister, I am so sorry. I pray your
Your happy memories, family, friends and your Love of God will console and comfort you. Sincere Sympathy, Bonnie

Gerald and Sally Bennett
   Posted Mon January 11, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss. We know Shirley will be greatly missed by your family and all who knew her.

Judi Dunham
   Posted Sun January 17, 2021
I just learned of Shirley’s passing. I’m so sorry for your loss. My family has known Shirley for years, but got to know and love her when she was my daughter’s therapy aid. She gave Courtney her very fist nutcracker when she was 6,and little did she know she created a lifelong love of nutcrackers. Courtney’s birthday is in December and every year people have given her nutcrackers and also for Christmas. Court just turned 40 so you can imagine how many she has. Shirley was always so nice to her. Every time we saw her she was so friendly and pleasant. She was so proud of her children and loved them very much. Let your memories fill your heart. Thinking of all of you. She was truly special.

Richard Heitholt
   Posted Sun January 17, 2021
Remembering Shirley Ann at PHS. Condolences to her family

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