Lloyd Patrick Mustin

Published 12:00 am Monday, February 23, 2009

JACKSON — Lloyd Patrick Mustin entered eternal life on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson at the age of 96. She was a resident of the Arbor Nursing Home for three years.

Visitation will be at Wright & Ferguson Funeral Home on High Street from 9:30 until 11 a.m. Tuesday with a service to follow in the chapel. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Laurel.

Lloyd was born in Enterprise, Miss., on Feb. 3, 1913, and had lived in Jackson for more than 70 years. She was a graduate of Mississippi State College for Women and taught school in Laurel. After her marriage in 1937 to Harold S. Mustin, she was a special education teacher in the Jackson Public Schools, teaching at Power, McWillie and Watkins Elementary schools and retired from Powell Elementary School.

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She loved the Lord and was an active member at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. She was also a member of Broadmoor Homemaker’s Club, the Concordia Luncheon Club and the Fetzette Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lillie Vaughn Patrick; husband, Harold S. Mustin Sr.; her son, Harold S. Mustin Jr.; brother, William P. Patrick; sisters, Carrie P. Jones, Pauline P. Blackwell, Anne P. Lanham and Edith P. McLeod; and her devoted shitzu dog, Patrick.

She is survived by a daughter, Ann Patrick Mustin McCarley and her husband, Robert W. McCarley of Vicksburg; daughter-in-law, Dorothy Mustin of Benton, La.; grandchildren, Tim McCarley and his wife, Cindy, of Vicksburg, Wendi J. Hedges of Englewood, Fla., Carrie C. Fontan and her husband, John Paul, of Duluth, Ga., Harold S. “Beaux” Mustin III of New Orleans and Brian Patrick Mustin and his wife, Lori, of Houma, La.; six great-grandchildren; a niece, Rebecca Blackwell Drake of Raymond; and two nephews, Bob Blackwell of Ellisville and Edward J. Lanham of Brooks, Ga.

She will be missed not only by her family and her friends, including those at the Arbor Nursing Home, but especially by her very special friend and caregiver for over 10 years, Minnie B. Williams.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 621 Duling Ave., Jackson, MS 39216.