Wilma G. Boyd

Published 10:30 pm Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mrs. Wilma Goodwin Boyd, age 92, a resident of 400 E. 15th St., Washington, died Friday, September 23, 2016, at River Trace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Washington.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am Monday, September 26, 2016, at Oakdale Cemetery and will be conducted by Rev. Carol Steffa and Rev. Jacob W. Kines, Jr.  Rob Downs, Jeffrey Boyd, Bill Mac Alligood and Wayne Leggett will serve as pallbearers.

Mrs. Boyd was born in Pamlico County on April 9, 1924, to the late William and Mary Dixon Goodwin. She was a 1942 graduate of Alliance High School, and on May 14, 1949, she married Jesse Reginald Boyd who survives. She was a member of First Christian Church where she served in many roles throughout the years.

Survivors include her husband Jesse Reginald Boyd of the home, two sons, Gary Boyd of Washington, Doug Boyd and wife Mary of Washington; two grandsons, Jeffrey Boyd and Rob Downs and wife, Cali, and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Margaret G. Smith of Morehead City and Jean G. Rowe of Paoli, Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her brother, William Goodwin.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 pm until 8:00 pm Sunday, September 25, 2016, at Paul Funeral Home of Washington.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to First Christian Church, 307 E. 3rd St., Washington, NC 27889.

You may address condolences and view the memorial video tribute by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

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