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Henrietta Callis Loyd

Henrietta Callis Loyd, 79, died December 25, 2021 at Granville Medical Center.

She was the daughter of the late Frank Hayes Callis, Sr. and Ettie Bet Preddy Callis. She was a native of Granville County and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. Henrietta worked at Richard H. Thornton Library and then later at the Stovall Branch Library. Henrietta loved her family and had a special place in her heart for her three precious grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time at home and loved her cats.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Friday, December 31, 2021 at Elmwood Cemetery in Oxford, NC. by Reverend Neil Woodlief.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Loyd White (Brian) of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Evan, Emma Kate and Easton White; three sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Ann Callis, Carolyn Callis and Reca Callis, and special aunt and uncle Rancher “Doc” and Wilma Preddy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Billie Joe Loyd, Jr.; brothers, Frank Callis, Jr., Reid Callis and Roy Callis.

A private family viewing will be held at Eakes Funeral Home.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations of children’s books be made in memory of Henrietta Loyd to Richard H. Thornton Library, 210 Main St., Oxford, NC 27565.

6 Comments

  • Ann Thomas Posted December 29, 2021 7:23 pm

    I am so sorry for our loss Mary, my thoughts and prays are with you.

  • Leah (Thomas) Horton Posted December 29, 2021 7:27 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a very special lady and I have a lot of fond memories of her. We had a lot of good times as kids running from your home to mind. She will live on in our memories and she will always hold a special place in my heart. *HUGS*

  • Leah (Thomas) Horton Posted December 29, 2021 7:28 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a very special lady and I have a lot of fond memories of her. We had a lot of good times as kids running from your home to mind. She will live on in our memories and she will always hold a special place in my heart. *HUGS*

  • Susan Lyon Posted December 30, 2021 9:59 pm

    I am so very sorry to hear of Mrs. Henrietta’s passing. She was a wonderful woman.

  • Vanessa Aitken Posted January 6, 2022 5:54 am

    I am so sorry to hear about your Mom passing. She was a very sweet lady and she will be missed by so many. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Susan Losey Posted January 9, 2022 12:55 am

    Henrietta and BJ were so special to Geoff and I. We loved our visits with them. Praying for the family.

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