Anne Lloyd

Obituary of Anne D. Lloyd

Anne D. Crooks Kohl Lloyd, 89, of Jamestown, N.Y. formally resided in Salamanca, N.Y., Ashville, N.Y. and Maple Springs, N.Y. peacefully passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2023. A lifelong area resident, she was born October 4, 1934, in Town of Salamanca, New York, the daughter of Richard H. Crooks and Myra Sutton Crooks. In earlier years before she retired she was employed by Fairbank Farms, J.C. Penney, Chautauqua Opportunities, YWCA, Shirley Bergman Real Estate and Century 21 Real Estate. She was a Family Development Specialist and worked as an advocate for at risk families, domestic violence victims and displaced homemakers. She assisted in Joint Neighborhood Project and was a Realtor, Chaplain and Eucharistic Minister. She was a past member of the Maple Springs Association and New York State Association of Realtors, Inc. Anne was an amazing woman to everyone who came in touch with her throughout her life time while making her journey helping people. As the oldest of six children, she was often considered the matriarch backbone of the family. She was the one family member who everyone often sought out for her kindness, wisdom and guidance. She was a strong woman that has overcome many obstacles and tragedy during her life time. She was devoted to her family and will be fondly remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She dedicated her life to raising five children in a blended family, including two children with Cystic Fibrosis. She aided in organizing Cystic Fibrosis Association of Chautauqua County with her second husband James prior to the Association being incorporated into the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation WNY Chapter. Anne assisted in coordinating past fundraising, assisted families with financial help, emotional support, transportation to and from Cystic Fibrosis Centers and educator on Cystic Fibrosis. Anne loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was a dog lover. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards, gardening, traveling, camping, needle point, sewing, baking, crafts, nickel and dime slot machines and especially family gatherings. Surviving are three children: David Kohl of Jamestown, N.Y., Debra (Thomas) Cobb of Travelers Rest, S.C., Valerie Dow of Lakewood, N.Y.; three grandchildren: David J. (Megan) Kohl, Vanessa (Ryan) Colburn and Emma Dow; two great grandchildren: Evelyn Kohl and Wyatt Kohl; two sisters: Barbara (Frank) Clark of Great Valley, N.Y. and Juanita (Terry) Yonker of Salamanca, N.Y.; brother: Richard (Virginia) Crooks of Woodbury, Tennessee, several nieces, nephews, cousins and her close sister-in-law Delores Shellhouse of Jamestown, N.Y. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Norman Kohl (1968); her second husband James Lloyd (1995); two daughters Monica Lloyd MacDonald and Theresa Lloyd and two sisters Myra Carnes and Geraldine Byroads. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Visitation will not be observed. In lieu of flowers please consider contributing in memory to the following: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation WNY Chapter, 100 College Parkway, Suite 280, Williamsville, New York 14221 or Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, N.Y. 14750.
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