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Grace Osborne Floyd

Grace Osborne Floyd

Grace Floyd, daughter of the late Leonard and Lou Thompson Osborne, was born at Eubank, KY on March 2, 1928 and departed this life Saturday, January 20, 2018 having attained the age of 89 years.

She was united in marriage to Mr. Windell Faxon Floyd on February 22, 1947. She is survived by; 3 children, Walter Dean (and Linda) Floyd, David Floyd and Vangie (and Ed) Hansen; 6 grandchildren, Matt Floyd (Kris) Tower, Beth Tower, Jackie (and Mike) Diekmann, Janna (and Tony) Johnson, Carl Floyd, Michael (and Evonne) Floyd, and 8 great grandchildren, and 1 brother Robert Osborne.

Other than her parents, she was also preceded in death by 1 brother, Barkley Osborne and 3 sisters, Eula Pumphrey, Faye Pumphrey and Bernice Jones and 1 daughter -in-law; Jan Floyd.

Grace worked for Westinghouse Bulb Factory, while living in Richmond, KY, she and Windell later moved to Brigham City, Utah, where she began working toward her B.S. degree. Grace completed her degree in Home Economics with a minor in Science. She later taught Home Economics at Intermountain in Brigham City, Utah, Tama-Toledo High School in Tama, Iowa and Laporte High School in Laporte, Minnesota.

Relatives and people across the country loved to visit Grace and Windell because of their warm hospitality and because of Grace's highly regarded culinary talents. It was not unusual to awake to the smell of fresh donuts for breakfast. Grace was a talented seamstress and quilt maker. She made quilts for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren and other friends and relatives.

Grace was a member of the Beacon Hill Baptist Church. Grace took great pride in and deeply loved each of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a wonderful lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew her, she leaves a host of relatives and friends who mourn her passing.

A funeral service was held Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Pulaski Funeral Home. She was laid to rest at the Good Hope Cemetery in Kentucky beside many of her other family members who have gone on before her.

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