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Loma (Hess) Floyd, 89, of Buchanan Dam, Texas, passed away March 8, 2014, in Pflugerville, Texas. She was born Oct. 11, 1924, in Gonzales, Texas, to Antone and Grace (Campion) Hess. 

Self-sufficiency was a key trait in Loma’s life. Her mother passed away when she was just a girl, leaving Loma to take care of herself from a young age.

In 1942, she married Ray Floyd, and, throughout more than 70 years of marriage, Loma worked to keep their household supplied and turn home-grown vegetables into meals for her family.

Outside of her household obligations, Loma worked as a secretary for various businesses in Gonzales and Fort Stockton. She retired in 1979 from McCallum High School in Austin after working for more than 30 years as part of the office staff.

Loma was proceeded in death by her husband and parents as well as her brother, Hughie Hess.

She is survived by her daughter, Janet (Floyd) Huggins; grandchildren, Chris Huggins and Gracie (Huggins) Stobaugh; great-grandchildren, Chelsea Huggins, Devyn Stobaugh and Cade Stobaugh; and two nieces and four nephews.

At Loma’s request, no service will be held. Instead, close family and friends will have a private celebration of life in her honor.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 Texas 29 East in Burnet, (512) 756-2222.