Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2001


March 31, 2001


Mrs. Boyd died March 30, 2001, at her home.

She was born July 1, 1916, in Elkins, Ark., the daughter of Thomas and Susan (King) Young. She moved to Lawrence in 1988 from Arkansas.

Mrs. Boyd was a homemaker and had worked as bookkeeper for the family farm from 1957 to 1979. She was a member of Southside Church of Christ.

She married Vernon L. Boyd on Feb. 14, 1938, in Santa Ana, Calif. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Judy Chen, Houston, and Doris John, Lawrence; a half-brother, James Young, California; a sister, Pearl Holman, California; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

The family suggests memorials to Westview Boy's Home, sent in care of the mortuary.

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