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Lillian Geneva Sutton Boyd

Published 12:07am Friday, October 19, 2012

Lillian Geneva Sutton Boyd, 82, of Greenville, died Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
The funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
Mrs. Boyd was a native and lifelong resident of Beaufort County and for the past 6 years had resided in Pitt County with her sister, Henrietta Beachum. She was a member of Gorham Swamp Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Chocowinity. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fenner and Lizzie Hardee Sutton; husband, Jesse Boyd; a son, Jesse Larry Boyd; son in-law, Billy Wayne Jones; and brothers, Plum and Johnnie Sutton.
She is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Williams and husband, Ernest, of Greenville, Jeanette Woolard and husband, Harold, of Chocowinity, and Sandra B. Ausbon and husband, James Roy, Jr., of Washington; son, James Norman Boyd and wife, Irish, of Chocowinity; sisters, Henrietta Beachum, of Greenville, and Mary Jane Tripp, of Washington; brothers, Fenner Norman Sutton, of Springfield, IL, and David Sutton and wife, Estelle, of Sutherland, VA; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Geneva Moore, of Vanceboro.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home and at other times will be at the home of Carolyn and Ernest Williams, 3764 Woodman Rd., Greenville.
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