Helen H. Boyd

Published 9:31 pm Monday, June 1, 2015

Helen H. Boyd

Nov. 28, 1928 – May 31, 2015


Mrs. Helen Harris Boyd, age 86, a resident of 20082 N.C. Highway 32 North, Plymouth, died Sunday evening, May 31, 2015, at her home.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Oakdale Cemetery officiated by Marty Alligood. The family will receive friends at her home.

Mrs. Boyd was born in Beaufort County on Nov. 28, 1928, daughter of the late Delma Thomas Harris and Lucy Irene Swindell Harris. She married Lawrence L. Boyd Jr. who preceded her in death on April 2, 1998. Mrs. Boyd was manager of the Giant Discount Store in Plymouth. She was a member of the Pinetown Church of Christ.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by two daughters: Judy Boyd Holland and husband Waverly, of Washington, and Teresa Boyd Respess, of Plymouth; two grandchildren, Amanda Holland, of Pinetown, and Buddy Holland and wife Stephanie, of Port Hueneme, Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Holland, of Pinetown, Carson Ingalls, of Pinetown, and Faith Holland of California; and three sisters,  Dot Respess, of Pinetown, and Verna Boyd and Lois Mercer, both of Washington. In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her brother Tommy Harris and son-in-law,  Bernard Respess.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Boyd family.