GUYTON-Mrs. Gladys Hughes Boyd, 85, died on Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at Westview Nursing Home under the care of Odyssey Healthcare Hospice.
Mrs. Boyd was born in Pembroke and graduated from Bolen Draughn Business School. She attended the C.P. Miller United Methodist Church for many years where she enjoyed teaching the adult Sunday school class and was currently a member of the Rincon United Methodist Church. She retired from the City of Savannah Water Department after 30 years of service. She loved to cook, especially cakes and enjoyed cross stitching.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. H.J. Boyd and brothers, Geriel Hughes and Theron Hughes.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Andrews of Guyton; son, Herby (Robin) Boyd of Guyton; grandsons, Christopher (Jennifer) Boyd, Aaron (Jaime) Boyd, Jason (Melissa) Andrews and Stephen (Charlene) Andrews; granddaughter, Karen Andrews; great-granddaughter, Olivia Boyd; brother, Robert T. (Georgia) Hughes of Pembroke; and several nieces and nephews.
The visitation for Mrs. Boyd will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
The funeral to celebrate Mrs. Boyd's life will be at 10 a.m. on Friday in the chapel of the funeral home. Rev. Larry Bird will officiate and Mrs. Boyd's grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Burial will follow at Northside Cemetery in Pembroke.
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes
West Chatham Chapel
June 12, 2008