Mrs. Josephine Tharpe Lloyd of Halifax passed away on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at the age of 76.

Born in Charlotte County on June 4, 1943, she was the daughter of the late John Emmitt Tharpe and Mittie Council Tharpe. She was married to the late Herman Hagood Lloyd.

Josephine was a selfless person who cared for everyone at any time and was employed as a CNA. Her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of her life.

Left behind to cherish her memories are a son, Larry Dean Lloyd and wife Cynthia; daughter, Cathy Lloyd Barksdale and husband Bobby; grandchildren, Bobby Ray “BJ” Barksdale Jr., Jeremy Allen Barksdale and Shawn Michael Lloyd; great-granddaughters, Skylar La’Rae Barksdale and Kaylin Nicole Barksdale; and sister Pauline Brady.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a great-grandchild, Christian Lloyd; seven brothers and two sisters.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Halifax Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 13, 2020, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home.

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The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services, South Boston.