Emerson Cloyd, born December 14, 1934 in the Lamb Community of White County, TN, passed from this life on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at the age of 85.
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Emerson was married on January 10, 1958 to Mary Julia Huffaker Cloyd.
He was a member of Findlay Church of Christ in Sparta.
Emerson served in the U.S. Army and National Guard in Tennessee and Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Milus Casto Cloyd and Lizzie Mae Wright Cloyd of Sparta, two Brothers- Haston Cloyd of Pontiac, Michigan and Carl Cloyd of Sparta.
Survivors include; Wife of 62 years- Mary J. Cloyd of Sparta, TN
Son- Bobby Cloyd (Lisa) of Sparta, TN
Daughter- Marie Cartright (Dale) of Cookeville, TN
Grandchildren- Jordon Cloyd (Emily) of Sparta, TN and Samantha Williams and Fiancé Tristan Parker of Cookeville, TN.
Great-Grandchildren- Brady Klein Reid, Emmerson Jae Cloyd, Rhaleigh Cloyd and Japheth Richmond.
Several Nieces and Nephews.
The Funeral Service will be on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2 pm Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Dwight Fuqua and Bobby Cloyd officiating, burial will follow at Lower Cherry Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 11 am till the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to Findlay Church of Christ mission fund or Keltonburg Church of Christ mission fund.
Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com