Jearldene ""Gerald"" Boykin

Graveside services for Jearldene "Gerald" Boykin, age 76, of Tyler will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery with Bro. Don Crawford officiating.
Mr. Boykin was born on Nov 17, 1937, in Sulphur Springs to Arthur and Emma Ruth Long Boykin and passed away on Jan. 24, 2014, in Tyler. He served in the U.S. Navy, was a line operator for Bonar Packaging and a member of West Erwin Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Martha Boykin, of Tyler, son, Mike Boykin and wife Melissa, of Burleson; daughter, Kathlene Rogers and husband Guy, of Forney; grandchildren, Cade and Kennedy Rogers, both of Forney, Jake and Zack Boykin, both of Burleson; and brother, Gene Boykin, of Tyler.
Mr. Boykin was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Novelene (Snider) Stark.
The family appreciates the service of The Hospice of East Texas.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 26, 2014