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Willie Grace “Jane” Boyd

Willie Grace “Jane” Boyd, 86, of Ooltewah died Friday, March 4, 2011. She was a member of Ridgedale Baptist Church and a member of OES.

Boyd was preceded in death by husband, Rogers Boyd; parents, Sam and Ella Brown; sisters, Sallie Thurman and Kate Tollett; and brothers, Gordon, Everett and Edward Brown.

Survivors include daughter, Mary Ellen (Ted) Baskette of Florida; sons, Samuel (Sue) Boyd of Dayton, Bobby Boyd of Ooltewah, and Jerry (Peggy) Boyd of North Carolina; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Elliott of Virginia, Libby White of Pikeville, and Sue Ann Cook of Colorado; brother, J.C. Brown of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews.

Services were held March 7 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Doug Russell officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery.

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Arrangements were made by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home of Pikeville.

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