Bowena (Grubbs) Boyd (1947 - 2018)

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Bowena Grubbs Boyd, 71, arrived at her heavenly home on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2018.
She was born on April 3, 1947 in Bradfordsville. Ann worked as a bookkeeper at Landis Construction where she met her husband in the late 70s. She retired as a bookkeeper from Lexus of New Orleans in 2012. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, secretary of Creole Chapter #43 of NAWCC (National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors), and a member of MBSI (Musical Box Society International). She was an avid crafter and also spent many days on the water with her husband, fishing and enjoying the quiet and peacefulness of the river and bayous. She was a very special person and was loved by many.
She was preceded in death by: her loving husband, Louis E. Boyd; her parents, Bowen and Laura Belle Grubbs; and her brother, Felix "Buddy" Grubbs.
Survivors include: her son, Randall C. Dever Jr. (Jennifer); granddaughter, Roxanne Gilmore (John); great-granddaughter, Jeanette Anne Wheeler; granddaughters, Makenzie Martinez and Megan Danielle Laux (Chris); great-grandson, James Francis Laux; brothers, Horace W. Grubbs (Carol), Milton L. Grubbs (Carol), and D.C. Grubbs; sister, Clara Grubbs Wright (Thomas); brother-in-law, Glyn Parker Boyd (Amanda); and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, Sept. 21 at Leitz Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie, Louisiana. Immediately following the service at Leitz-Eagan, there will be a service at Salem Baptist Church, Tylertown, Mississippi, with burial in Boyd Cemetery in Tylertown, Mississippi. An online guestbook is available at
Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Sept. 26, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home
4747 Veterans Blvd | Metairie, LA 70006 | (504) 888-8440
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