Visitation for Mrs. Boyd will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 from 4-8 p.m. in the Partlow Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m. until funeral services at 3 p.m. in the Gladeville Baptist Church. Michael Eubanks will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Caraway Cemetery in Gladeville.
Mrs. Boyd, age 62, passed away Wednesday Aug. 14, 2014.
She is preceded in death by her father, Frank Martin; mother, Frederick Carter Martin Boshers; husband, Daniel Boyd; brothers, Buck Martin, James Carter Martin; stepfather, Red Boshers; nephew, Jimmy Carter Martin; and brother-in-law, Joe Allmon. She is survived by her sons, Damien Boyd, John Daniel Boyd; daughter, Summer Boyd (Thomas) Vertrees; grandchildren, Daniel Vertrees, Wesley Vertrees, Hazel Vertrees; brother, Butch (Twyla) Martin; sisters, Betty Lou (George) Lannom, Emmeline (Bud) Harmon, Charlene Allmon; and numerous loving family members.
She was a member of Gladeville Baptist Church, previous owner of Close To Home Daycare, former employee of the circuit court clerk, and a retired clerk with the Wilson County Health Department.
Active pallbearers will be Damien Boyd, John Daniel Boyd, Frank Lannom, Don Allmon, Matthew Martin, Stephen Boyd, Chad Lannom and Thomas Vertrees. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel and Wesley Vertrees, Andy Willis and the 1969 class of Mt. Juliet High School.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Gladeville Baptist Church Bell Circle or The Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. “Nobody fights alone.”
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obituary line 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.