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Mell Vena Edwards Boyd
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1888
Death: Jan. 16, 1941
Jonesville
Catahoula Parish
Louisiana, USA

Daughter of William Green Edwards and Dicey Landrum Edwards.

Jan 23, 1941, Jena Times

Local Woman's Sister Dies at Jonesville January 16


Mrs. Mell Bena [sic Vena] Boyd, 53 years of age, of Jonesville who died January 16 at her home in Jonesville was laid to rest in the Pine Grove Cemetery on January 17 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Shirley Briggs officiating.

Mrs. Boyd was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Edwards, and has been a resident of Jonesville for the past 29 years, moving here from Rhinehart.

Mrs. Boyd was well known throughout this section and her passing is mourned by her many friends.

Surviving were C. E. Boyd, Sr., husband; Mrs. H. S. Marlett, Clayton, Mrs. W. R. Robertson, Jena, La.; Mrs. O. M. Gibson, Jonesville; Mrs. Alex Hemphill, Pineville; Mrs. Hans Crawford, Jonesville; Mrs. Tom Fields, Jonesville; daughters; James Boyd, Jr., and Billy Boyd, sons, all of Jonesville, and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services were in charge of Kinner and Stevens Funeral Home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Green Edwards (1854 - 1934)
  Dicie Ellen Landrum Edwards (1858 - 1936)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Edward Boyd (1872 - 1944)*
 
 Children:
  Fannie Boyd Marlette (1906 - 1992)*
  Josie J. Boyd Robertson (1907 - 1986)*
  Laura Ethel Boyd (1909 - 1911)*
  Mary Boyd Crawford (1914 - 1990)*
  Vena Boyd Fields (1916 - 1988)*
  Nena Raye Boyd (1920 - 1923)*
  Charles Edward Boyd (1922 - 1943)*
  William R. Boyd (1924 - 1979)*
  Infant Son Boyd (1928 - 1928)*
  John Boatner Boyd (1928 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oliver A. Edwards (1879 - 1908)*
  William Thomas Edwards (1881 - 1965)*
  John Marion Edwards (1883 - 1937)*
  Laura Malissa Edwards Bell (1885 - 1957)*
  Mell Vena Edwards Boyd (1888 - 1941)
  Emitt Edwards Walker (1889 - 1977)*
  Robert Lee Edwards (1892 - 1944)*
  Sallie Edwards Murphy (1894 - 1979)*
  Albert Jefferson Edwards (1896 - 1900)*
  Henry W Edwards (1899 - 1958)*
  Eugene Edwards (1901 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
A tender mother and faithful friend.
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Rhinehart
La Salle Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: G 14
 
Created by: Lora Peppers
Record added: Mar 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49865544
Mell Vena <i>Edwards</i> Boyd
Added by: Lora Peppers
 
 
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