Betty J. Boyd, 77, a resident of Grove passed away at her home on Sept. 3, 2009. She was born on Dec. 5, 1009 in Memphis, TN to C.B. and Ruby D. (Haney) Gordon. Betty Graduated from Joplin High School. She later married Roy L Boyd on Nov. 19, 1949 in Joplin, MO. They lived in Webb City, MO for 22 years and then moved to Grove and have lived here for 32 years. Mrs. Boyd was a Den Mother, Room mother, Relieve Society president for the Mormon Church. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Grove. Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her parents, along with her son Roger Boyd and two brothers Larry Gordon and Richard Gordon.

Survivors include her children: Richard Boyd of Carterville, MO, Ron Boyd of Springfield, MO, Colleen Spear of Dime Box, TX, Roy Boyd and his wife Tracie of Gulfport, MS, Ryan Boyd of Webb City, MO, Randy Boyd and his wife Terri of Grove and Robert Boyd, a brother Paul Boyd of Joplin, MO, a sister Barbara Carter of CA, 21 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

Chapel services were 11:00 AM on Sept. 5, 2009 at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Chapel in Grove with Brother Michael Bridges and Brother Justin Gibson. Interment followed in the Hickory Grove Cemetery under the direction of the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove.

Casketbearers were her grandsons Roy Allen Boyd, TJ Boyd, Lucas Boyd, Rodney Boyd, Justin Boyd and Josh Boyd.

Honorary casktbearers were Steven Boyd and Tim Boyd.

Memorial Donations may be sent to the Carter Hospice in care of the funeral home at 711 South Main Street, Grove, OK 74344

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