Mrs. Orlene W. Boyd

Published 4:53 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2019

VALLEY — Mrs. Orlene W. Boyd, 83, of Valley passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga.  She was born on July 18, 1935, in Wedowee.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by her two sons, Neal (Teri) Boyd and Ken Boyd; her granddaughter, Amy Baker; her two great-grandchildren, Taylor Baker and Lane (Laurel) Baker; her two brothers, Edward Waldrop and Ruel (Pearl) Waldrop; numerous nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Boyd; and her son, Joel E. Boyd.

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Mrs. Boyd lived in the Valley community for over 50 years and was a former employee of WestPoint Pepperell’s Fairfax Mill.  She enjoyed helping others and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home Chapel in Valley.  The Rev. David Waldrop will officiate. 

Interment will follow in Resthaven Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 until 9 p.m. EDT at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home in Valley.

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Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.