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John Hewell Loyd

March 27, 1942 — August 11, 2022

John Hewell Loyd

Mr. John Hewell Loyd, 80, of Rehoboth Rd., Bowman, GA passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Loyd was born March 27, 1942 in Madison County, GA to James Carl Loyd and Louise Fleeman Gaddis. He was of the Baptist Faith and retired from the granite industry where he had many positions from operating diamond saws, polishing mills as well as being a foreman. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years: Sarah Nell Drake Loyd, daughters and son-in-law: Cynthia and Sammy Johanson of Bowman, GA, Stephanie Loyd of Colbert, GA; sisters and brother-in-law: Linda and George Adams of Elberton, GA, Alice Thornton of Canon, GA; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers: Clark Loyd and Allen Thornton.

Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held 4PM, Sunday, August 14 at Vineyards Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Wade Dotson officiating. The family will receive friends from 2PM to 4PM just prior to the service at Vineyards Creek Baptist Church.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Jeff Davis, Jody Johnson, Stanley Johnson, Steve Drake, Sammy Johanson, and Kyle Johanson serving as pallbearers.

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.

Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. John Hewell Loyd.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, August 14, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vineyards Creek Baptist Church

121 Cherokee Road, COMER, GA 30629

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Service

Sunday, August 14, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vineyards Creek Baptist Church

121 Cherokee Road, COMER, GA 30629

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Burial

Vineyards Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

121 Cherokee Rd, Clarkesville, GA 30523

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