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Spencer Jefferson "Troy" Boykin


1911 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Spencer Jefferson (Troy) Boykin, 100, passed away Friday, July 8, 2011, in Alamogordo. He was born June 14, 1911, in Star, Texas, to William Jefferson and Katie Estelle (Arnold) Boykin.
He raised his family in Cloudcroft and ranched in Truth or Consequences for 35 years before retiring in Alamogordo.
Survivors include his sister Jessie Lois Lee, of Elfrida, Ariz.; two daughters, Bobbie May, of La Luz, and Vergie McNew and husband, Bill, of Alamogordo; six grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren; stepdaughter Mary Bates, of Caballo; and stepson Riley Crofford. of Tahlequah, Okla.
He was preceded in death by three wives, Willie Mae McBrayer, Helen Cave and Venna Crofford; three brothers, Ogle, Gerald and R.L.; one sister, Val Marie Barnes; two daughters, Troylene Boykin and Ruth Drake; and a grandson, Roy May.
A graveside service at Monte Vista Cemetery is pending with The Rev. Billy Tucker officiating.
The Boykin family has entrusted their loved one to the care of PCS to direct the arrangements. Cremation will take place at PCS.
To sign the online register book, please visit www.cremation-pcs.com.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from July 10 to Aug. 10, 2011
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