Dickens County History Book Edwin Henson Floyd p. 111
Former Dickens County Resident Dies
Edwin Henson Floyd, formerly of the Afton Community died Feb. 4 at a hospital at Brownfield after a heart attack.
He was born June 5, 1875 in Savannah, GA, and was married to Effie Thorp in 1902 in Knox County. He had lived in Afton 38 years and just recently had moved to Meadow.
He was converted to the Christian religion at an early age and was a member of the Primitive Baptist Church.
Services were held Feb. 6 at the First Baptist Church at Afton with Rev. W. F. Wiley of Tokio, TX, officiated assisted by Rev. H. H. McGee of Afton.
Pallbearers were Jim Galloway, Maurice Goodwin, Bill Vickery, Cecil Perry, Jimmy Perryman and Jack Sims.
Survivors include his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Leta Smith of Lovington, NM and Mrs. Mayme Raspberry of Meadow, and three sons, Howard of Seagraves, Doyle of Loop, and Henry of Seagraves. Also 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Chandler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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