Emma G. Boyd (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

GROVETOWN, Ga. - Emma G. Boyd, 63, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 6, 2009. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2009, at 2:00PM at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 4921 Columbia Road, Grovetown. Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be her brothers and two nephews, Ernest and Michael Lane. Emma was a beloved wife, mother, and friend. She loved reading and going to the library. She was also an avid gardener. Survivors include her husband, John H. Boyd; daughters, Lisa Marie (Philip) McLendon, Jeanette Marie (Chris) Stewart, and Rebecca Marie Boyd; mother, Emma Gloria Reynolds; sister, Lila-Adela Johnson; brothers, Paul Reynolds, Richard Reynolds, John Reynolds, Clint Reynolds, Mark Reynolds, Manny Reynolds, and William Reynolds; grandchildren, Jonathan Stewart, Matthew Stewart, Kylie Stewart, Brandy Ann Norman, Aaron Taylor McLendon, Ansley Marie McLendon, and Heather Russell; and her best friend, Joyce Bridges. A rosary will be held at 6:30PM on Wednesday, December 9, 2009, at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez. The family will receive friends from 7-9PM following the rosary. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The Augusta Chronicle-December 9, 2009