Beatrice (Bea) A. Lloyd of Seaford passed away suddenly on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. She was born in Smithville, Md. on June 21, 1931 to Reese Leroy Adams and Helen Mae Lord Adams. She graduated from Federalsburg High School with the class of 1949, and later married and had her four children. 

She enjoyed several jobs throughout her working career and subsequently, retired from Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Central Service, in 1990.

She enjoyed traveling and visiting with her children and cooking special dinners for each one and talking to the wee hours of the morning. She spent countless hours playing cards with her sisters and spent the rest of her time working crossword puzzles, watching TV, going out to breakfast and spending time with her close friends at Davelli’s.

She was a wonderful, loving mother and best friend to each of her children and her positive, happy attitude will be cherished and dearly missed by all of her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Lloyd; mother, Helen Mae Adams; father, Reese L. Adams; sister, Rose Fisher; grandson, Jonathan Arner; and cousin, Madeline Schulke.

Bea is survived by her children: Dennis (Sandra) Arner, Jerome (Pam) Arner, Gordon (Patricia) Arner, Valerie (Ray) Ellis; stepson: Nicki Lloyd; sister: Paula “Polly” Blades; grandchildren: Michael (Wendy) Arner, Lisa Arner, Justin Arner, Neal (Ann) Caywood, Laura Jackson, Erica (Brian) Woodman, Aleena Arner, Areesa Arner, Taylor Ellis; step-grandchildren: Amanda, Mariah, Brian and Megan; great-grandchildren: Garrett, Grayer, Logan, Hayden R., Cass, Haddie, LeAnne, Mattilyn, Carter, Hayden S., Henley, Cooper, McKinley; and several step-great-grandchildren; nephews: Martin Cox, Michael Cox, Adam Blades; cousins: Jay Gilbert, Melvin Adams; and several nieces, nephews and very special friends.

A celebration of Bea’s life will be Tuesday, Oct. 4, visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. with the funeral following at 11 a.m. at Framptom Funeral Home in Federalsburg.

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