Martha A Boykin, age 85 of Painesville, passed away peacefully on June 8, 2021. She was born on April 16, 1936 in Gibson County, TN to the late O.B. and Annie Willis Taylor. Martha was a loving wife, mom, and was a devoted member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church . She worked for Quail Hollow for 30 plus years and for the Lake County Board of Elections for 40 years. She loved cooking "world famous sweet potato pie & macaroni & Cheese" and gardening. She is survived by her sons, James Boykin and Jerome Boykin, granddaughter, Angelica I Boykin Pruett (Ben), grandson, Marcus Jones (Tina), sister, Dorothy and great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Countee "T" Boykin, daughter, Patricia A. Boykin, son, Tyrone Boykin, and siblings. Private services were held and she was laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery, Painesville. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve at www.hospicewr.org
Published by News-Herald from Jun. 14 to Jun. 15, 2021.