JACKSON, S.C. - Mr. Emerson Obery Boyd, 86, of North Silverton Street, entered into rest August 8, 2010. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 13, 2010, at the Runs Baptist Church with the Rev. Stevie Berry officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Boyd, a native of Barnwell County, was a member of Indian Grove Baptist Church. He was owner and operator of Boyd's Upholstery. Survivors include his wife, Bertha Gaines Boyd; two daughters, Vesta J. (Robert) Bryant and Shirley (Jimmy) Green; four sons, Norman (Carolyn) Boyd, Sr., Donald (Crystal) Boyd, Lawrence Boyd, Sr., and Ernest (Denise) Boyd; three sisters, Daisy Sego, Dora Bell (Arthur) Hill, and Nettie Kirkland; one brother, Marion (Hazel) Boyd; 25 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C. (803) 279-0026.
The Augusta Chronicle-August 12, 2010