Originally created 09/19/00

Mr. Oris Boykin



SUMTER, S.C. - Mr. Oris E. Boykin, 65, of Marilyn Avenue, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Columbia.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home with the Rev. Roy Bowman officiating. Burial will be in Sumter Cemetery.

Mr. Boykin, a native of Lee County, was an Army veteran and a supervisor at Crescent Tool Co.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Elizabeth Boykin; a daughter, Sharon Benhart, Augusta; three stepsons, Edward Charles Rogers, Jeffrey Allen Rogers and James Bruce Coulter; a stepdaughter, Tricia Ward; a brother, Paul Boykin; two sisters, Bessie Rogers and Lola Mae Howard; and a grandchild.

Pallbearers will be his nephews.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 19, 2000