Barbara Lloyd

Barbara Rahnert Lloyd
July 4, 1936 – November 30, 2016

Barbara Lloyd, 80, of Bryan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, in Bryan. A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 2 to 4pm at Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers. Funeral service for Mrs. Lloyd will be Sunday, December 4, 2016, at 2:30pm at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Reliance Cemetery in Brazos County. Service are in the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral and Cremation Centers.

Barbara was born July 4, 1936, to Henry Julius Rahnert and Hilda Schmidt Rahnert in Bryan, Texas. She attended Bryan schools and graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1954. It was here that she met her best friend and lifelong sweetheart Jimmy Lloyd. She attended Sam Houston State Teachers College while Jimmy attended Texas A&M Veterinary College. They married on August 31, 1957. Barbara worked for Dr. Howard Cargill at Bryan Animal Hospital to learn about Jimmy’s chosen career. Jimmy and Barbara lived and practiced veterinary medicine in several locations including Floresville, Tx, Kiron, IA, Bryan, Tx, Houston, Tx, and back to their hometown of Bryan, Texas.

Barbara was active in the Bryan-College Station Newcomers Club, serving as president from 2000 – 2001. She was also a member of the Kurten Chapter No. 1146 Order of the Eastern Star. She is also a member of Reliance Baptist Church in Kurten. She enjoyed traveling with her family. One of her favorite places to visit was the Rocky Mountains.

Barbara was preceded in death by both her parents Henry and Hilda Rahnert as well as her younger brother Charles Rahnert.

She is survived by her husband of fifty-nine years, Jimmy Lloyd; she leaves behind her sons John Lloyd and Roxanne, of Madisonville, Ky, Jerry and wife Brandy Lloyd, of College Station, TX, and Judson Lloyd of Houston, Tx; her six grandchildren Dwaynne Lloyd, Elizabeth Lloyd, Lacee Sowell, John Lloyd, Jacob Lloyd, and Katie Lloyd; her sister Margaret Jones and husband Lowell Jones, of Bryan, Tx; and other relatives.

Barbara’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Traditions Health Care for providing wonderful and loving home health hospice care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in the name of Barbara Lloyd to Reliance Baptist Church, 6857 Reliance Church Rd, Bryan, Texas 77808

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  1. Sorry to hear of your mothers passing John…My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family..May God bless you!!!

  2. Jimmy,
    I am so sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. There were many wonderful years with you and Barbara and my parents. Thank you for being wonderful friends to them. You and John, Jerry and Judson will be in our prayers.


  3. Mr. Jimmy Lloyd, John, Roxy, Jerry, Brandy, Judson and Dwaynne, Sid and myself were honored to have met your wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. We are so sorry for your loss but know she will live forever in all your wonderful memories. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you all!

  4. Our prayers are with you. May you know God’s peace in the assurance that Barbara is with Jesus waiting for our glorious homecoming. We love you all.

  5. My prayers are with Barbara’s family. She was a beautiful person. Enjoyed her presence at basketball games. Deepest sympathy.

  6. My prayers are with Barbara’s family. She was a beautiful person. I enjoyed her presence at women’s basketball games. Deepest sympathy.

  7. I am a basketball buddy of Barbara’s and we will miss her at the games. A lovely lady with a lovely smile. My condolences to the family.

  8. Our prayers and thoughts are with Jimmy and family during this sad time. We will remember the fun times we spent with her. God bless you all.

  9. A very caring and thoughtful person. And a loving wife with her high school sweetheart, Jimmy. Will always cherish my memories we shared as roommates at college. I know she had a strong faith and is now in another good home. Life is short…we need to love each other every day.

  10. Our hearts are broken. Barbara was such a kind, gentle, beautiful person. Always positive. Her and Jimmy raised three of the finest young men we know. They set the bar real high. She will be missed by all whose lives she touched.

  11. To Jimmy Lloyd & family……..Don & I were very sad to hear about Barbara’s passing. We know you’ll miss her terribly, but her spirit and her memories will forever be with you and your family. Let us know if you need anything. You’ve been a good friend and a great vet.

    Your friends,
    Linda & Don Folsom

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