Wilma Margaret Loyd MaroneyNovember 20th, 2019
Wilma Margaret Loyd Maroney, age 83, of Fulton, passed away Friday, November 15, 2019, at her home following a short illness. She was born in the family log cabin home near New Florence, Missouri, on September 25, 1936, to William Hayden Loyd and Manila Mabel Dixon Loyd. Wilma was a 1954 graduate of New Florence High School and a 1956 graduate of Hannibal-LaGrange College. Wilma worked for the New Florence Telephone Company for many years. She was a member of Grace Chapter Order of the Eastern Star and an active member of the Daughters of the AmericanRevolution for 45 years. Wilma was baptized February 13, 1952, at the New Florence United Methodist Church and was a long time member there where she ministered to many through her inspirational singing. Mourning her passing are her husband, George E. Maroney, whom she married on April 6, 1991; her daughters and sons-in law, Victoria Anice Moore Gordon and Gary Gordon; Leola Lynnette Moore Bailey and Gene Bailey; her grandchildren, their spouses and her great-grandchildren: Natascha Lynnette Foley, Beck and Matthew Beck, Maggie Ann, Greyson Alexander, and Anderson Matthew; Travis Lee Foley and Amy Foley, Luca Deegan and Reese Victoria; Valaria Vane Gotcher Lovell and Dustin Lovell, Gemma Rosalind and Moira Evangeline; Mitchell Lee Winter and Debra Winter; and Kristin Bailey and Katelin Bailey. Wilma leaves behind her sister, Anice Mabel Loyd Renner (Charles); brother-in-law, sisters in law; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and her special life-long friends Lillian Smith and Alice Shepard. Her sisters who preceded her in death were Nina Harriet Lamoree Olson, Emma Mae Loyd Finke (Elmer), Arline Faye Loyd Slovensky (Ernest), Alice Helen Loyd Craig (Kermit). Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to-12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20 with services at 12 p.m. at the Toedtmann and Grosse Funeral Home in New Florence, Missouri. Interment will be at the New Florence Cemetery immediately following the services. Pallbearers include Travis Foley, Mitchell Winter, Matthew Beck, Dustin Lovell, and honorary pallbearers, Dr. Glenn Gordon and Dr. Greg Maroney. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the prevention and research of breast cancer via the Susan G. Komen Foundation or the American Cancer Society.