Sandra Kay Loyd, 66, of Mexico, passed away at 4:12 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital-Audrain.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Arnold Funeral Home with Chris Herring officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation is Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Sandra was born September 25, 1951 in Mexico, the daughter of Raymond Eugene and Helen Marie (Cantrell) Shepard. On December 20, 1969 in Mexico, she married Gerald Ray Loyd. He died on November 16, 2013.

She was a 1969 graduate of Mexico High School. She had worked in the cafeteria for Mexico Public schools and was a homemaker. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include one daughter, Regina (Allan) Gish of Mexico; one son, Rick (Nicole) Loyd of Mexico; four grandchildren, Morgan Gish, Austin Loyd, Kyra Loyd, and Kadyn Loyd; and one sister, Barbara Goulding of Illinois.

In addition to her husband, Gerald, Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Linda Walters.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Compassus, c/o Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

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