Farris Boyd When Farris Boyd was born on January 6, 1906, in Fayette, Georgia, his father, James, was 30 and his mother, Mary, was 28. He married Emily Davis on June 15, 1932, in Fayette, Georgia. They had one child during their marriage. He had one granddaughter, Christie Glaze, and two grandsons, Kenneth Miles Wells and Kevin Boyd Wells. He died on April 7, 2003, in Decatur, Georgia, at the age of 97, and was buried in Georgia.