Mildred Finch Boyd
  • 83 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 25, 1929
  • Date of passing: May 23, 2013
Let the memory of Mildred be with us forever

Mildred Finch Boyd, 83, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday May 23, 2013 at Granville House in Oxford, NC.

A native of Vance County she was the daughter of the late Ora Wade and Myrtle Jane Jackson Finch.  She was a member of Providence Baptist Church.  She worked at Roses, Outdoor Supply and, for many years, was a childcare provider in her home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 25th, 2013 at Providence Baptist Church by Dr. Randy Pittman. Burial will follow in Knotts Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Oxford, NC.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years Melvin Lee Boyd of Oxford, NC, a daughter, Cinderella B. Lyon and husband Laurie A. Lyon of Sanford, NC, two sons Ruben Wade Boyd and wife Barbara of Goldston, NC, Melvin Foster Boyd and wife Jane of Oxford, NC, six grandchildren, Laurie Ann LeGrand, Zachary Lyon, Adam  Boyd, Dusty Boyd, Michael Boyd and Jessica Boyd and seven great-grandchildren, Keaton Lyon, Julianne LeGrand, Annabelle LeGrand, Walker Boyd, Adalyn Bowen, June Lyon, and Clara Lyon  two sisters, Carolyn Moss of Oxford and Shirley Paine of Parrott, Virginia. She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 4603 Old Route 75 Oxford, NC 27565.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 24th 2013 for 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford, NC.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford NC is assisting the Boyd family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by shirley paine on 25th September 2013

"Happy birthday in heaven, dear sis. You are missed so much. Tough day for us on earth to remember. 18 years ago on this day, we held Mama's wake -- on your 65th birthday. That beautiful smile and the love in your eyes is etched in my heart forever."

This tribute was added by Ruby Finch on 25th September 2013

"A blessed 84th Birthday celebration in Heaven!!

A "real" Finch Reunion for you!"

This tribute was added by Dorothy Faucette on 28th May 2013

"My prayers are with you the family and Mr. Boyd. Mrs. Boyd was a very special lady. We had a lot of great talks and she loved her family very much. I will miss her and her smiling face."

This tribute was added by Nancy Dickerson on 27th May 2013

"Our thoughts and prayer's go out to Mr. Boyd and  the family.  Mrs. Boyd was a very kind and sweet lady.  We enjoyed having her at Providence Baptist Church, she was a very faithful member.  She will be greatly missed by everyone.
Nancy and Woodrow Dickerson"

This tribute was added by Ruby Finch on 23rd May 2013

"My deepest sympathy to Mildred's family.  You are in my thoughts and prayers."


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