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225 W. Brockett Street
Sherman, TX 75090
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Kay Frances Ruffin-Boyd

1954 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Kay Frances Ruffin-Boyd Obituary
SHERMAN - A celebration of life for Ms. Kay Frances Boyd, 59, of Sherman, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday March 11, 2014 at Progressive Baptist Church located at 1101 E. Houston St Sherman. Rev. Billy W. Milam, Sr., will officiate. Public viewing will be held on Monday March 10, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Cravens Funeral Home located at 225 W Brockett St.

Kay was born in Sherman, on November 18, 1954 to parents J. Frank Ruffin, Sr. and Doris Ruth Guess. She received her education from the Sherman Independent School District and was a graduate member of the Sherman High School class of 1973. Kay worked for Johnson and Johnson in Sherman for a while and then with Wyatts Cafeteria for many years as well as Tyson Foods before retiring due to her decline in health.

She enjoyed life and had a passion for doing crossword puzzles and crocheting. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grand and great grandchildren.

Kay passed away on Thursday March 6, 2014, from the comfort of her home.

She is survived by; her children; Sonya Ruffin and Marcus Boyd, of Sherman, sisters; Linda Jo Lawrence and Jacqueline Young, of Sherman, Michele Sanders and step sister Gloria Tillis of Houston, brothers; J. Frank Ruffin, Jr., and Earl Melchoir of Sherman, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Condolences can be made online at

The Ruffin- Boyd family is under the personal care of the Cravens Funeral Home.
Published in The Herald Democrat from Mar. 9 to Mar. 10, 2014
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