Floyd, Roberta L.

 

August 11, 1920-November 15, 2008

Roberta L. Floyd age 88, of Dallas,Texas passed away on November 15, 2008 . She was born on August 11, 19 20 in McKinney, Texas, to R.W. “Ted” Floyd II and Georgia Huey Floyd. She grew up in McKinney and Denton , and earned her B.A. degree from Baylor University and a Masters from the University of North Texas . She also studied at Texas Tech, Stephen F. Austin, Michigan State University , and the University of Alaska . She worked during WWII as a secretary at Ashburn General Hospital in McKinney and at Headquarters, Eighth Service Command in Dallas . During her teaching career, she taught senior English in Frisco and Gainesville,Texas; Izmir,Turkey;Clark Air Base in the Philippines; McKinney , and Midland Texas .

Ms. Floyd will be always be remembered fondly by her students for her dedicated years of teaching English in Frisco.

She is survived by her nieces, Margaret Floyd Workman and husband Rusty of Dallas, Texas; Elizabeth Floyd Snider of Arlington, Texas; nephew William Robert Floyd and wife Barbara of Lufkin, Texas; and other loving relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 2:30pm , Monday, November 17, 2008 at Pecan Grove Cemetery , McKinney , Texas . To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www… tjmfuneral .com Memorials may be made to the Baylor Alumni Assoc., One Bear Place #97116, Waco, Tx, 76798-7116

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