Sandra (Sandy) Neile Boyd, 67, lost her hard fought battle with cancer, Wednesday, September 9, 2009. She was born February 25, 1942 in Delwin, Texas to Weldon and Fredda Rodgers. Sandy married Gene H. Boyd in 1966 and moved to El Paso to raise their family in 1968. She was a DEVOTED wife of 34 years, PROUD mother, grandmother, volunteer and friend. She was preceded in death by her mother Fredda and husband Gene. She is survived by her father Weldon, brother Lyndon (Dee), sister Paula (Bill), sons Shane (Marty), Todd, Jason (Melissa), 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 nephews, 2 nieces, and many very dear friends. Sandy's profession was in insurance all of her life--28 years at Aetna and more recently with Tom Silverthorn State Farm Agency. Sandy was a devoted past president for Reach for a Star, current Queen of the Red Hat Society, and mentor to the UTEP Lady Miner Basketball Team. Visitation will be held at Sunset Funeral Home (Resler) from 6-8 pm. A procession will begin at 9:00 am from the funeral home followed by graveside services on Saturday, September 12 at 9:30 am at Memory Gardens of the Valley Cemetery, Santa Teresa, NM. Our "MaMa" was a great role model and inspired all of us that knew her. She was DEEPLY loved and will be IMMENSELY missed. In lieu of flowers please send donations to:
, 3411 73rd Street, Lubbock, Texas 79423, (806) 792-7128. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West. Please visit our online register book at www.sunsetfuneralhomes.net.
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Published in El Paso Times from Sept. 10 to Sept. 13, 2009