Obituaries — 01 April 2014

Betty Lynn (Powers) Lloyd, 83,

Buckner, Mo passed away Feb. 16,

2014. Services were held Friday,

Feb. 21 at The First Christian

Church of Buckner, 126 S. Hudson,

Buckner, MO 64016; interment was

at Buckner Hill Cemetery. .Memorial

contributions may be sent to The

Fire Creek Wetlands Committee, the

First Christian Church of Buckner

or the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society

”Team Jack”, Liz & Ray Clause, 1227

Sweetbriar Rd., Madison, WI 53705..

Betty was born Dec. 7, 1930 to Paul

Harold & Lottie “Irene” (Foster)

Powers in Higginsville, MO. She

grew up as Betty Clark and graduated

from Odessa High School in 1949

before attending Central Missouri

State College from 1949 to 1951.

She married David Louis Lloyd of

Raytown, MO on Aug. 6, 1951. She

taught at Dale Elementary School

in Ray County, MO in 1951-52 and

taught at the State School for the

Mentally Retarded in Richmond, MO

from 1962 until 1968. They lived

in Lexington, MO from 1956 until

1970. Betty finished her Masters in

Education at CMSU in 1968 and taught

kindergarten in Lexington Elementary

from 1968-70. She moved to Buckner,

MO in 1970 and began teaching

elementary special education for the

Fort Osage School District in Sibley,

MO. When that school was closed,

she taught at Buckner Elementary

School until May, 1992. Betty was

Fort Osage Teacher of the Year in


She was a member of the First

Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

She worked on the Buckner Park Board

and the Fire Prairie Creek Wetlands

Committee. Betty was preceded in

death by her husband David, daughter

Patti Alice Williams and grandson

Paul David Lloyd II. She is survived

by son Paul David Lloyd, Sibley,

MO; daughters Linda Louise Lloyd,

Florence, MO; Jan Marie Lloyd,

Fall River, KS; sister Joan Powers,

Maryville, MO; nine grandchildren

and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be

expressed at www.speakschapel.

com (Arrangements: Speaks Buckner

Chapel 816-650-5555)

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