George R. Boyd
Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2011 4:02 pm
George R. Boyd, 96, of Martin, died Oct. 12, 2011, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Pelia Baptist Church with Rev. Noel Edwards, Rev. Ben Lownsdale and Rev. Kenneth Edwards officiating. Burial was in Mt. Pelia Cemetery with Murphy Funeral Home in Martin in charge of the arrangements.
Timothy Boyd, Brad Boyd, Bart Boyd, Timothy Garner, Brad Cook, Chad Cook, Kelley Jordan and Finis Wagster served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Tobert “Bobby” Boyd and Phillip Thompson.
Boyd was born July 3, 1915 in Newbern, son of the late Robert Kimbrew and Octavine King Boyd. He was the widower of Pronette Powell Boyd. He was a farmer and member of Mt. Pelia Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Edna Buchanan of Martin and Permelia Thompson of Dyer.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, John William Boyd and Elbert Boyd; and three sisters, Ora Lee Boyd, Frances Boyd and Estelle Boyd.
Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.