Dorothy Martin "Dot" Loyd

Dorothy Martin “Dot” Loyd, 81, of Houston, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2024 at her residence.

She was born July 25, 1942 to Hubert Jeffreys and James Birdie Tidwell.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 6-9 p.m. at Houston Church of God, where her funeral will be held Thursday, April 4, 2024 at 2 p.m. Pastor Kyle Morrow will officiate. Burial will be in Pisgah Cemetery in the Moreland community.  Nichols Funeral Home will direct.

Dorothy is survived by her sons, Terry Martin, Tony (Annette) Martin, Timmy (Mona) Martin and Chris (Renee) Martin; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brothers, Jack (Becky) Jeffreys, J.R. (Debra) Jeffreys, Larry (Lori) Jeffreys and Bobby Jack Jeffreys; sisters, Debra (Marshal) Taylor and Elaine (Donnie) Sherer and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Birdie Jeffreys; grandparents, Allie and Bentley Tidwell and Sally and Jack Jeffreys; brother, Leon (Deb) Jeffreys and daughter-in-law, Darlene Martin.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Gentiva Hospice and Dot’s special nurse, Bailey, for the love and care during her transition.

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