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Official Obituary of

Frances Campbell Lynch Lloyd (SERVICE LOCATION CHANGED)

August 29, 1928 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old



Frances Campbell Lynch Lloyd, 95, of Buies Creek passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at UNC Rex Healthcare in Raleigh NC. Frances was born August 29, 1928, in Harnett County, NC to the late Archibald Edgar and Bessie Campbell Lynch. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl J. Lloyd; her son, James R. Lloyd (Jimmy); her sister, Bonnie Bess Lynch Royal; and brother, Arch E. Lynch. Frances is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to whom she was like a second mother.

Frances was the granddaughter of Campbell University founder, Dr. James A. Campbell. She earned an Associate of Arts degree from Campbell Junior College in 1947. She received her B.S. in physical education from UNC Greensboro in 1949 and her M.A.T. from UNC Chapel Hill in 1966. Always a sports fan, Frances played on the Campbell basketball teams during high school and college. She was a loyal fan of her alma maters’ sports programs attending basketball games and many sporting events at Campbell.

A 35-year member of the physical education faculty at Campbell, Frances started the varsity women's tennis program in 1972 and coached the team for 18 years. Frances was inducted into Campbell University Sports Hall of Fame in 1998. In addition, she earned a Certificate of Achievement from the North Carolina Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health during Campbell's 1995 National Girls and Women In Sports Day ceremonies.

A charter member of Memorial Baptist Church in Buies Creek, Frances provided hospitality to newcomers and members as an active member of the church. A master bridge player and knitter, she spent many hours with her two bridge clubs and knitted magnificent sweaters, skirts and accessories. Always active in the community, she enjoyed the Buies Creek Garden Club and Book Club.

A memorial sevice will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 23 at Memorial Baptist Church, 271 Leslie Campbell Ave., Buies Creek, NC 27506 with Rev. Ed Beddingfield officiating. There will be a reception at Memorial Baptist Church following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Campbell University Advancement Office, PO Box 116, Buies Creek, NC 27506 (Memo – Frances Lloyd and Catherine King Undergraduate Endowed Scholarship); Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 485, Buies Creek, NC 27506 or Harnett County Historical Society Foundation, PO Box 5286, Pinehurst, NC 28374


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Memorial Service
March 23, 2024

2:00 PM
Memorial Baptist Church (Buies Creek)
271 Leslie Campbell Ave
Buies Creek, NC 27506


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