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Mary Alyce Boyd, age 94, passed away March 28, 2017, at The Woodlands, Texas.
She was born August 12, 1922, in Geneva, Ohio, to Caroline Holmes and Daniel Daigen. She graduated from Austinburg High School in 1940. On June 10, 1944, she married James B. Boyd in Cleveland, Ohio.
She enjoyed traveling, visiting her children, playing pinochle, latch hooking rugs, crewel embroidery and reading.
For two years, she was a church clerk, served on various committees at Austinburg United Church of Christ, was a V.P. for several years in Women United, and was treasurer for "Over 49ers". She sang for many years in the Lipa Choir.
For 35 years, she worked with her husband at Boyd Animal Hospital until his retirement.
Survivors are children: Carolyn (Dennis) Muehe of Houston, Texas, Keith (Cindy) of Edmond, Okla., Richard of League City, Texas, and John (Toshiko) of Los Angeles, Calif.; five grandchildren: Jason Cole, Susan George of Houston, Gaia Boyd of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Patrick and Yurika Boyd of Los Angeles; two great-grandchildren: Maddox and Myla George; three step-granddaughters; and numerous step-great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by her husband, James in 1986; daughter: Susan Frances; son: William Ray; parents; brothers: Dan and Bob Daigen; and sister: Dorothy Steele.
Calling Hours will be 5:30-8 p.m., Friday, April 7th, at WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St. Geneva, Ohio, with the Rev. Bill Terry officiating.
Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, April 8th, at First UCC, Austinburg. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Painesville, Ohio.
Contributions can be made to the Memorial Fund at First UCC, 2870 Rt. 307, Austinburg, Ohio 44010.
Arrangements under the direction of WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Published on April 4, 2017
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