ATLANTA, GA-- Graveside Services for Karen Boyd, formerly of Spartanburg will be held noon Monday, June 24, 2013, at Heritage Memorial Gardens. Karen entered eternal rest on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
The daughter of Charlie Mae and the late T. J. Boyd, Karen was a graduate of Spartanburg High School and The Ohio State University. She was also active in her community and the civil rights movement.
A proud and doting aunt to her two beloved nieces, Olivia and Kennedy, Karen is also survived by her husband William "Bill" Cozzens; her mother, Charlie Mae Boyd; two sisters, Karla Boyd of Charlotte, NC and Kim Moore of Winston-Salem, NC; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Peake and William Mark Moore; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Gentiva Atlanta IPU, In Memory of Karen Boyd, 2302 Parklake Dr., Suite 140, Atlanta, GA. Donations are tax deductible.
The family will be at the home of Charlie Mae Boyd.
Collins Funeral Home, LLC in charge of arrangements
Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from June 23 to June 24, 2013