A graveside service for Mildred Ann Boyd, 79, of Tyler, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery. David Boyd will officiate under the direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home.
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Ann was born Dec. 4, 1933, in Tyler, passing away on Aug. 9, 2013. She was a loving wife and mother who raised her family in Tyler. Ann was preceded in death by her father, A.L. "Red" Rayford; son, Matthew Boyd; and stepmother, Flo Rayford Barker.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Bobby Boyd, of Tyler; her mother, Mildred Estelle Cates, of Tyler; a son, Stephen Boyd and wife Suzanne, of Tyler; daughters, Florita Boyd, of Garland, Deborah Harris and husband Mike, of Whitehouse, Theresa Walden and husband Phil, of Georgetown, and Patricia Boyd, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Stuart Walden, Shawn Murray, Brett Harris, Scott Boyd, Bobby John Boyd, Sheriann Boyd, Kimberly Harris, Sara Boyd and Roxanne Boyd Varnell; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandsons.
Visitation is from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, 215 East Front Street, Tyler.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The
, 1301 S. Broadway Ave., Tyler, 75701.
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Aug. 11, 2013