Erma J. Lloyd, formerly of Niles

Published 9:20am Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Sept. 17, 1936 — Oct. 14, 2013

Erma June Lloyd, 77, of Hickory, North Carolina and formerly of Niles, died on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in Hickory following an extended illness.

She was born on Sept. 17, 1936, in Plymouth, Indiana, to Willis and Esther (Burcham) Haun. She attended school in Lansing, Michigan and Dowagiac, Michigan and lived much of her life in Niles before moving to North Carolina in 2010. In Niles, she was employed for 29 years at the former Niles plant of Simplicity Pattern Company.

Erma professed her Christian faith through the Seventh-day Adventist Church. She enjoyed traveling, and had visited most of the United States. She found special pleasure in driving. She also enjoyed practicing crochet.

On April 24, 1965, in Niles she married Charles Robert “Bob” Lloyd who preceded her in death on March 3, 1986. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jack Haun, Earl Haun and Charles Haun who died in infancy.

Surviving family includes her children, James (Pat) Yeager of South Bend, Indiana and Rose (Billy) Crowder of Taylorsville, North Carolina; grandchildren Julio Yeager, Angela (Ricky) Williams, Michael (Bambi) Arellanes, Ronnie Yeager, James Yeager II, and Charles Yeager; 17 great-granchildren; a brother, Leo Haun of Niles and several nieces and nephews.

The family of Erma Lloyd will receive relatives and friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014, at the Halbritter Funeral Home in Niles. Interment will be in the Allen (Red Mill) Cemetery in Silver Creek Township. Contributions in memory of Erma may be made to the PDK Foundation to find a cure for Polycystic Kidney Disease.


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