Obituaries

Obituaries

Vernon L. Boyd 1917 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Vernon L. Boyd, 89, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Southside Church of Christ. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Boyd died Friday, May 25, 2007, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.He was born June 6, 1917, in Talequa, Okla., to Roscoe and Cordella Fritts Boyd.He farmed in Kearny County until he retired in 1988. He was a member of Southside Church of Christ.He married Grace Young on Feb. 14, 1938, in Santa Ana, Calif. She died in 2001. He married Lorraine Allison in November 2002 in Trenton, Texas. She died in 2004.Three brothers also died earlier.Survivors include two daughters, Judy Chen, Houston, and Doris John, Lawrence; two sisters, Ruth Cannon and Norma Blodgett, both of Colorado; one brother, Fay Boyd, of Washington state.The family suggests memorials to Westview Boys Home or Southside Church of Christ, sent in care of the Southside Church of Christ.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject Boyd.