Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

April 29, 2014

Lester E. Boyd

Oct. 23, 1914 - April 26, 2014


Kokomo Tribune

---- — Lester E. Boyd, 99, Kokomo, passed away at 1:25 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at home surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 23, 1914, in Rosebud, Arkansas, to George Washington and Ida Mae (Holden) Pruiett. She married Edgar J. Boyd in June 1927, also in Rosebud. She was a homemaker and farm wife. Lester enjoyed gardening, canning, embroidery and sewing.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Darrell and Shaffeah Boyd, Fishers; and daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and George Glassburn, Cloverdale; a daughter-in-law, Sue Boyd, Russiaville; 11 grandchildren, Derek, Jason, Paul, Wendy, Jamie, Michael, Keith, Greg, Brad, Bryan and Bobby; 11 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edgar; a son, Wilburn Boyd; and brother, Clifford.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Mark Malin officiating. Burial will follow in Galveston Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.