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Myrtle Boyd

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

BERNIE - Myrtle Boyd, 92, died Feb. 19, 2006, in the Malden Nursing Center and Rehab in Malden.

Born May 3, 1913, at Dexter, to the late William and Dora Melvina Riddle Hathaway, she was a lifetime member of the White Oak Grove General Baptist Church of rural Bernie and had been a custodian for 35 years with Bernie Public Schools.

On Nov. 6, 1927, at Piggott, Ark., she was united in marriage to John Webb Boyd, who preceded her in death on July 18, 1988.

Two daughters, Imogene Whitehead and infant, Katherine Boyd; one brother, Eugene Hathaway; and one sister, Gladys White, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: three grandchildren, Sharon Stevens, Bob Whitehead and Derretta Patrick, all of Bernie; two great-grandchildren; and four great-great-


Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Bill Pennington officiating.

Burial will follow in the Smith-Stevenson Cemetery in rural Dexter.