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Elizabeth L. Boykin

Elizabeth L. Boykin, born November 20, 1928 of Tallahassee, FL passed to her heavenly reward on June 30, 2013 in her home, surrounded by family and friends.

Her love for her family and dedication to serve the Lord was most important in her life. She served as a Sunday School teacher for over 35 years at the Branch Street Church of God. She was a longtime resident of Tallahassee who provided childcare to many local children in her home for over 25 years. She worked at Eleanor Shops in downtown Tallahassee for many years but later retired at Walmart with 15 years service.

She is survived by four children: Earline Whitley (and husband Gary) of Tallahassee, Rev. Charles E. Boykin (and wife Kathy) of Tallahassee, Bobby Boykin (and wife DJ) of Mahomet, IL, and Rev. Dwayne Boykin (and wife Sharilyn) of Lakeland, FL. She had 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She is the daughter of the late Maggie Stokes of Tallahassee, FL. Other survivors include her brother, William Stokes (and wife Annalee) of Tallahassee, and Mary Ouzts (and husband JT) of Fort Braden, FL.

Reception and visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm at the Bevis Funeral Home located in Tallahassee, FL on North Monroe Street. Services will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 1:00 pm, Bevis Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at the Roselawn Cemetery, Piedmont Drive, Tallahassee, FL.

BEVIS FUNERAL HOME of Tallahassee (850/385-2193 or is assisting the Boykin family with their arrangements.


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on July 2, 2013
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