Loyd Twente

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

ULLIN, Ill. -- Loyd Arthur Twente, 100, of Ullin, formerly of Tamms, Ill., and Columbia, Tenn., died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006, at Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Feb. 25, 1905, in Olive Branch, Ill., son of the late Louis Arvene and Eva Westerman Twente.

Mr. Twente was a retired carpenter and farmer. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Spring Hill, Tenn., and former member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Tamms.

Survivors include his wife, Virtus Lucille Harvell Twente of Ullin; two daughters and sons-in-law, Marilyn and Gene Legg of Columbia, Vivian and George Eudy of McClure, Ill.; a brother, Ernest Twente of Florida; five grandchildren, Kenneth Legg, Debbie Legg Cornwell, Tracy Legg Roper, Jay Eudy and Shaun Eudy; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms from 10 a.m. to service time today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home, with the Rev. Randy Roper officiating. Interment will be in McCrite Cemetery near Tamms.

Pallbearers will be Jay Eudy, Shaun Eudy, Kenneth Legg, Joel Legg, Josh Legg and Jeremy Legg.