Jesse Edward Lloyd

jesse lloyd

September 29, 1949 ~ March 9, 2021

Born in: Jackson, Mississippi
Resided in: Lawrenceville, Georgia

Jesse Edward Lloyd was born September 29, 1949 to the late Edward Lloyd and Annie Mae Gray. He was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi where he attended Lanier High School and Alcorn A&M College. Jesse was preceded in death by his sister, Ella Mae Kelly.

Jesse accepted Christ at an early age in Jackson, Mississippi where he was baptized. He is survived by his devoted wife, Shirley M. Lloyd, to whom he was united in holy matrimony for 43 years until his passing. To this union, two sons and one daughter was born.

During his career, Jesse worked in shipping and receiving at Continental Trailways Bus Line and as a machine operator at RR Donnelley. After several years in retail management, he worked at Cinram in shipping and receiving until his retirement in 2012.

He was a member of Main Baptist Church in Aurora, Illinois under the servant leadership of Pastor Julian Spencer where he served on the Usher board until relocating to Lawrenceville, Georgia in 2014.

Jesse was a loving husband, devoted father, exceptional grandfather, cherished uncle, favored brother-in-law, and friend to all. He never met a stranger and was loved by many because of his bright personality and attitude towards life. Those who knew Jesse knew his love of cooking, fishing, family, and more cooking. He was a master in the kitchen and you would never be hungry around him.

On March 9, 2021, he was called to his heavenly home at the age of 71 while at Emory University Hospital in Decatur, Georgia. God called out to let him know his job here was “well done,” and He carried him home where there is no sickness, pain, or sorrow.

He leaves to cherish his memories: Three sons – Carl Lloyd (Arlean) of Jackson, Mississippi, Anthony Lloyd (Mechelle) of Jacksonville, Florida and Jared Lloyd of Lawrenceville, Georgia; Two daughters – Tony Gunn (Christopher) of Jackson, Mississippi and Tshinina Gear (Jamal) of Lawrenceville, Georgia; 12 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, relatives, and lifelong devoted friends including David Terrell, Marion Roots, Bobby Dixon, Dale Hobbs, and Lester Harvey.

Jesse Lloyd Celebraiton of Life Live Stream from Essence of Life Video on Vimeo.


Visitation: March 20, 2021 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Funeral Service: March 20, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel
1031 Lawrenceville Hwy.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046


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  1. CandleImageCondolences to the family. Praying the Lord will strengthen you as He carries you through this difficult time.

    Sylvia Moses-Armstrong

  2. An extremely kind and loving man. He will be sorely missed…love, healing and condolences to the family…

  3. CandleImageWords cannot express our sadness. Our deepest sympathies and prayers to the entire Lloyd family. May each day give you the strength to carry his memory with tears of joy!

  4. Joe and I will always cherish the time the Lord gave us together. You and your family will be in our prayers and in our hearts. Jesse had a heart of gold and is now walking the streets of gold. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot Heal…????❤
    Joe, Kathy & Kristopher Nobles
    Mobile AL

  5. I am so sorry Jesse and I grew up together he will truly be missed.You all have my condolences I lost my husband Thanksgiving Day I will keep the family in my prayers

  6. I am praying for your family to heal after this great loss.
    He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalms 147:3)

  7. CandleImagePeace and Blessings to the family. My sincere heart felt condolences for the Loss of your, husband, father, uncle, brother, grand dad, cousin, and friend. I know he is truly going to be missed.

    Blessings Always

  8. CandleImageI’m praying for strength and peace for your family and all who loved your dear Jesse. God knows your pain and he will comfort you. God bless you.

  9. I’m so very sorry for your loss. Each of you will be in my prayers. May the presence of God give you peace and comfort.

  10. CandleImageFamily thank you for the opportunity to share in your celebration of our beloved Jesse’s life! I say “our” because he belonged to all of us because that is just who he was. I pray that God blesses you with comfort during this difficult time.

  11. What a powerful spirit of kindness and Love I experienced with just one meeting of Jesse!! A great example of God’s love.

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