Alleyne Boyer

Alleyne B. Boyer

Broadway, VA

On September 26, 2013 while asleep at home in Broadway, VA, Alleyne B. Boyer stepped out of a body in throes of Parkinson's Disease and a mind fading from dementia into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on 1-17-27 to Eugene and Clara Huyck. During her life she touched many lives in Michigan, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, and Virginia and leaves a legacy of kindness, graciousness and giving.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Leonard R. Boyer.

She leaves behind daughters, Sheri Childs and Mary Beth Madison of VA, Tina Wallace of AR, and son; Rico Dunsmore of FL, step children; Clete Boyer and Izetta Reed of MI. She will also be missed by her grandchildren; Joy Dees and Rick Dunsmore of FL, Donna Dudley, Lori Dudley and Andrea Madison of VA, and step grandchildren; Shannon Childs of PA, Beki Sullivan, Katie Fidler and Kevin Childs of VA, Denise Niswonger, Eric Reed and Lisa Wickersham of MI; Lori Yarboural of TN, Tony Boyer of SC, and Cris Boyer of AL. She was also blessed with 20 great grandchildren.

A viewing will be held Tuesday from 7-8 P.M. at the Farley-Estes and Dowdle Funeral Home in Battle Creek.

A memorial service with an open casket will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday in the Mausoleum at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Battle Creek.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY, 10305.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.

Online condolences may be left to the family at

Funeral Home

Grandle Funeral Home, Inc. - Broadway
148 East Lee Street P.O. Box 114  Broadway, VA 22815

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2013