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Remembering Emma Lloyd: Historian has great memories of her

She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Mike Watson sends photos from old Daily Statesman story about a stop a the Cundiff Post Office on Melson Ridge by McKinley "Preach" Hoover, with photos of Ms. Lloyd and the fondly remembered mail carrier
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By Mike Watson
Adair County Historian

Outside of my immediate family, Emma Lloyd is one of the first people of whom I have a memory. Having known her all my life, I had not seen her in some years and the family have our sympathies; I know she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Our mother and Aunt Ella loved her very much.

In the late 1960s or very early '70s, there was a photo spread in the Columbia, KY, Daily Statesman on the Cundiff post office with postmaster Emma Lloyd and rural carrier McKinley "Preach" Hoover.

Three of those photos are attached: one taken from the road, the second from just in the post office yard, and third inside, with a good close up of both. - Mike Watson

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McKinley Hoover, carrier, and Ms. Emma Lloyd, Postmistress

2012-10-21 - Cundiff, KY - Photo from the Daily Statesman.
Mike Watson, Adair County historian, also picked this photo of Ms. Lloyd, the Postmistress at Cundiff, with long time mail carrier McKinley "Preach" Hoover, standing in the doorway of the post office. The photo is part of his collection and was taken from a former Columbia, KY, daily newspaper.

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