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George A. Boyd

Services for George A. Boyd, of Monticello, are 1 p.m. today,Jan. 16, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel in Monticello with burial inProvidence Baptist Church Cemetery in Jayess.

Mr. Boyd, 82, died Jan. 14, 2007, at Lawrence County Hospital.He was born on Sept. 28, 1924, to George Washington Boyd and BessieLee Howell Boyd.

He was a pipefitter. He was a member of Topeka BaptistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his daughter, DewannaElaine Boyd; five brothers and one sister.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Joe Roberts Boyd; his grandson,Robert Brian Rutland, of Jackson; his brother, James Boyd, ofArkansas; and two great-grandchildren.