Vertielee Floyd


Vertielee Floyd, 73, of Payson, died March 23, 2002, in Scottsdale. She was born March 21, 1929, in Ballinger, Texas.

Mrs. Floyd was a wife and mother, founder and director of the Arizona State Old-Time Fiddlers' Contest, Payson's Woman of the Year in 1974, and a charter member and officer of Star Valley Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons, Jerry W. Floyd and his wife, Chris, and Lanny J. Floyd and his wife, Tracey, both of Payson; four brothers; five sisters; three grandchildren, Troy, Matthew and Kayla; and one great-grandchild, Samantha.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.W. Floyd in May 1991.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29 at the Star Valley Southern Baptist Church in Star Valley. Interment at Pioneer Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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