Published DateTILTON — Alline M. Floyd, 87, died Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Laconia Rehabilitation Genesis Center following a period of failing health.
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, May 13, 1925, daughter of Joseph E. Wheeler, M. D. and Alline (Maxville) Wheeler.
Mrs. Floyd's mother, Alline, died shortly after giving birth to Mrs. Floyd. She was later brought up by her stepmother, Jane (Cannell) Wheeler.
Alline spent her youth and grew up in Togus, Maine. She later graduated from the University of Missouri and then went on to study for a degree in social work. She married in Washington, D. C. and moved to Concord in 1956. She lived in Warner from 1970 to 1985, moving to Sanbornton where she resided for 15 years. She then moved to Tilton, living there for 6 years before moving to Franklin, living there until her husband's death. She moved to Concord in 1994. Alline worked as a secretary for many years with the NH Employment Security Office in Concord, NH State House and later with the NH Health and Human Services in Concord. For several years she volunteered as a nursing assistant at the St. Francis Home in Laconia. She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church, UCC in Sanbornton. Alline was predeceased by a daughter, Cynthia Floyd, her husband, Benjamin G. Floyd who died in 1994 and twin sister Martha W. Smith who died in 2008.
Her family includes daughter Karen E. Floyd Shepherd and husband James of Tilton; sons Benjamin A. Floyd and wife Susan of Northfield, Peter M. Floyd of Brighton, MA; grandchildren Frank H. and Elizabeth Alline Shepherd, Benjamin N. and Alexander J. Floyd; half-sister Elizabeth Harrington of Louisiana; nieces and nephews.
A calling hour will be held Saturday, February 16th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM with a service following at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton.
Burial will be later in the spring at Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made in Alline's name to the Franklin VN A and Hospice, 75 Chestnut Street, Franklin, NH 03276.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com