Virginia T. BOYD

June 2, 1923 ~ April 5, 2011

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Mrs. Virginia T. Boyd
passed away Tuesday evening, April 5, 2011, at her Farmington Presbyterian Manor residence at the age of 87 years, 10 months & 3 days. Virginia was born on June 2, 1923, in Farmington, MO., & was the daughter of Vernon Taylor and Margueritte 'Klein' Taylor. Also preceding-in-death were: her husand, Eugene Frederick Boyd (1989); 3 Sisters: Katherine Nebling; Margaret Lyon & Mary Klob. Also, 3 Brothers: Vernon Taylor, Jr., Edward Peers Taylor & Carl Taylor.

Virginia was a longtime, faithful member and Sunday School Teacher at Farmington First Baptist Church.

Survivors Include : 3 daughters - Carol Jean (& Edward) Anderson, of Camdenton, MO; Joyce Ann (& Gary) Dowell, of Farmington & Nancy Susan Bowers, of Ft. Collins, CO. 1 son, Charles David (& Beverly) Boyd, of Wentzville, MO. 1 sister, Sara (& Larry) Gottfried, of Troy, MO. 2 sisters-in-law: Bonnie Taylor, of Mt. Sterling, IL., & Mabel Boyd, of Farmington. Also surviving are 12 Grandchildren; 15 Great-Grandchildren; numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation : Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 12 Noon

Funeral : Saturday, 12 Noon, April 9, 2011

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Dr. William C. Miller officiating

Interment : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington

In Lieu of Flowers, Memorials to : Farmington Presbyterian Manor, Good Samaritan Fund

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  1. Dear Joyce and Gary, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know we are praying for and with you, for the comfort only He can give. Bruce and Christina

  2. My deepest condolences to Mrs. Boyd's family. Mrs. Boyd was my grandmother's sister. She spoke of her often as I was growing up. If she was anything like my grandmother, she was quite a woman and will be missed.

  3. Dowell family, My heart goes out to you at this time. I remember Grandma Boyd as such a wonderful and kind lady. Joyce, no matter what time in life you lose your mother, I truley believe it is one of the most difficult times. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love and respect, Peggy

  4. I hadn't heard this news until this morning at church and I was both surprised and saddened. Virginia was a lovely person and always had a sweet and generous spirit about her. I remember that after Eugene passed away, she came to me as her pastor at the time, and wanted to do something for the church and told me that it was her pleasure to do so because she "had been blessed." She was referring to her life with her family and with her church. I consider myself blessed to have known her–and her family–for so many years. I know I'll never forget her. I also have a framed needle-point which she gave our family some years ago. It has always been on display. Now it has even more value because it was a gift from Virginia. My prayers are that the Lord will give you His peace and comfort and surround you with the precious memories of this fine lady.

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