Joyce Wade Boyd, age 76, died Thursday, December 30, 2010, at her home. A native of Vance County, she was a member of Victory Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Paul Franklin Wade and Gertrude Tucker Wade Hicks
Mrs. Boyd was preceded indeath by her husband, Jack G. Boyd and 2 daughters; Sherry B. Brown; and Joanne Boyd. Surviving are 2 sons; Michael Boyd , Jacksonville, FL, John G. Boyd, Oxford, NC; 2 Daughters; Trudy B. Williamson, Oxford, NC, Wendy B. Wilkins, Henderson, NC; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Jean W. Burwell of Oxford, Martha W. Abbott, Middleburg, NC, Wanda H. Donovan, Nashville, NC. Graveside Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, January, 1, 2011 by The Rev. Ricky Easter at Hester Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 3064 Cannady Mill Road, Franklinton, NC 27525. Memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 1242 Dabney Dr., Henderson, NC 27536 or flowers will be accepted. Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home is assisting the Boyd family.
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