Barbara Loyd Atchley, 82, of Vandalia, died at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at BJC Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Hohlt and File Funeral Home in Vandalia. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Race for the Cure, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur, Ill. 62526-4163, Phone-(217) 872-1466.
Mrs. Atchley was born on July 8, 1927, in Greenville, the daughter of Eddie and Lorraine Mahon Loyd.
She was a secretary for the Illinois Department of Corrections at the Vandalia Correctional Center, and a member of First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia, Fayette County Humane Society and Order of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by sons, Jim Atchley and his wife Bev of Kirkwood, Mo., and Pat Atchley and his wife Verlann of Urbana; grandchildren, Nicholas Atchley and his wife Julie, Hilary Atchley, Allison Atchley, Chris Atchley and his wife Carolyn, Brian Atchley and Megan Atchley; and great-grandchild, Brooklyn Atchley.
She was preceded in death by her parents.