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Lloyd Lester Burwell Sr.
SoVaNow.com / February 19, 2013
Lloyd was married to the late Lila Elam Burwell on June 13, 1959. To this union was born a son, the late Lloyd, Jr. Lloyd later met Sharon Norwood Burwell, to whom he was united in holy matrimony on March 20, 1993, and enjoyed nearly 20 years of blissful marriage until his demise. Lloyd united with the Concord Baptist Church of Christ, Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 24, 1960,where he remained a faithful member. He was ordained as a deacon at Concord under the pastorship of Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor; was a member of the William M. Moss Brotherhood; and served as treasurer of the Concord Federal Credit Union.
Lloyd’s favorite pastimes were traveling; watching the Brooklyn Nets basketball and New York Jets football teams; and entertaining family and friends, especially the get togethers in his beloved Clarksville.
Lloyd touched the lives of many people and he will be sorely missed.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Sharon; his brothers, Everett (Elsie) and Stanley (Marian) of Clarksville, his special “adopted” brothers at Kings and Queens; his aunt Louise Burwell, Clarksville, brother-in-law Alton Norwood, Queens, sisters-in-law Mary Burwell, Clarksville, and Joyce Jenkins (Allen), Marlboro, N.J.,; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A funeral will be held Friday, Feb. 22 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church 2 at noon. Rev. Cornelius Ogburn will conduct the service.
The family will receive friends from 11 a..m-noon.
Carter’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.