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Elda Irene (Reeder) Floyd, age 76, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away at her home on Thursday, November 20, 2014. Elda was born November 14, 1938, in St. Clair County, MO, the daughter of Claude Ernest Reeder and Magdalene (Ellerman) Reeder. Elda attended country school in Schell City, MO, as a little girl and graduated high school in El Dorado Springs in 1957.
Elda married James L. Floyd on November 24, 1956. They were married fifty-seven years and to this union four children were born. Elda was a very loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She always put the needs of others before her own. She was the current President and an avid member of the Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 257. She was also a charter member of the Nine Wonders Optimist Club. She attended Community Church of El Dorado Springs.
Preceding Elda in death were her parents; siblings August, Bill, Donna May; and one infant son Ricky Dale.
Survivors include her husband Jim of the home; her three children Bob and wife Debbie of El Dorado Springs, MO, Roger and wife Terry of El Dorado Springs, MO, Ronnie and wife Michaele of Ozark, MO; her grandchildren Josh and wife Polly of El Dorado Springs, MO, Jamie and husband Adam Dudley of Ozark, MO, Trent and wife Abby of El Dorado Springs, MO, Tara and husband Austin Parks of Lamar, MO, Taylor of El Dorado Springs, MO, Sarah and fiancÚ Mike Hart of El Dorado Springs, MO, Collin of Springfield, MO, Sarah and husband Chad Rohrer of Clever, MO, Rebecca and Madison Vetsch of Ozark, MO, Natausha and husband Joe Robison of El Dorado Springs, MO; seventeen great grandchildren; brother Darrel and wife Daisey Reeder of El Dorado Springs, MO; sister Wanna Crisp of El Dorado Springs, MO; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services for Elda Floyd were held on Sunday, November 23, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at El Dorado Springs Community Church with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Interment followed in Love Cemetery under the direction of Bland Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were: Trent Floyd, Josh Floyd, Collin Floyd, Adam Dudley, Austin Parks, and Mike Hart.