EVANGELIST YOLANDA FLOYD, (62)the daughter of the late Blanche Anderson and the late Leroy Grant. She was the fourth of seven children born on July 19, 1952 in East Meadow, New York. Evangelist Floyd completed her academic studies and worked in various positions in different companies and later decided to pursue a career in Nursing. In the early 1980’s, she attended Nursing School and upon completion, she worked various private duty positions. She later began working at Holly H. Patterson Nursing Home for more than twenty (20) years. Because she was a devoted member of the church, she met and fell in love with Apostle Eugene D. Floyd and entered into Holy Matrimony in July 1991. They soon added the adoption of her niece, Rose to their family and raised her as their very own daughter. Evangelist Floyd was a hard working, productive person who was an asset to many who knew her. She spent much of her early years helping raise her younger siblings, nieces and nephews. She lived a very prosperous, full inspiring Christian life. Her passion was to sing, even on a weekly gospel station in New York supporting her Godmother, the late Mother Green spread the message of faith. Evangelist Floyd was a wonderful wife, sister, aunt and friend. She truly enjoyed living and being active within the church. She departed from this world on Thursday, December 25, 2014 at 10:16 AM. Evangelist Floyd leaves to treasure her undying memory her siblings, Vernice Hicks, Shirley Simington, Anthony Mingo and Patricia Anderson-Hussain all of New York; her brother-in-law, Prophet Zimmer Hicks; her niece and adopted daughter, Rose Simington-Floyd; her aunts, Margaret Primus and Juanita Walker; her uncle, John Wellesley Bush; her special friends and care-takers, Frida and Jasper Hicksman and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, God-children, other relatives and friends. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, January 02, 2015 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island, SC. Visitation will held one (1) hour prior to service. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Service, LLC.


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