|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1927|
|Death: ||Sep. 12, 2009|
Bobbie Louise (Grimes) Boyett was born to Allen Burgman "Coon" and Bonnie Bell Grimes.
After graduating from Kirbyville High School she worked at Mixon Brothers in Kirbyville and the Orange Shipyard during World War 2.
On June 11, 1948 she married Edward Boyett. They moved to Silsbee in 1949 and lived there until her departure from this earth.
She was a stay-at-home mother and housewife until the age of 50 when she began classes at Lamar University. She graduated from Lamar with a BS degree and a teaching certification. At the age of 54 began teaching Vocational Education and office administration at Kountze High School. While teaching she continued her education and at the age of 57 received a Masters Degree from the University of Houston. During the fourteen years she taught at Kountze High School, she was the annual advisor for eleven years, involved with various student organizations and Special Olympics. Before retiring at age 68, she taught briefly at Lamar University.
Bobbie was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Edward Boyett, her parents A.B. "Coon" and Bonnie Bell Grimes, sisters Barbara Ann Day and Babetta Sue Cochran.
She will be remembered by her children, Diane Gore, Nola and Pete Baker, James and Michelle Boyett. Surviving grandchildren are Jerry Niles, Jr. and Kristi Gore, Terri and Rex Murray, Kathy and Michael Merritt, Rodney and Amanda Baker, Jeremy and Rachel Boyett, Joshua and Stephanie Baker, Jamie and Larry Moss, Celess Williams, and Corey Boyett; great-Grandchildren are Jacob Murray, Jordan Murray, Jackson Gore, Avery Gore, Gavin Merritt, Hunter Boyett, Isabella Merritt, Ty Gore, Makayla Baker, Mickey Boyett, Zowie Coulter, Madison Boyett, Canyon Baker, Colten Mitchem, and Dallas Moss. She was also survived by sisters, Bonnie Fee and Brenda Kay, brother-in-laws, Don Kay and Chuck Cochran and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services at First Baptist Church in Silsbee with Rev. Dr. Scott Moody officiating. Interment at Magnolia Springs Cemetery in Magnolia Springs, Texas.
Allen Bergman "Coon" Grimes (1903 - 1972)
Edward Boyett (1930 - 2003)*
Magnolia Springs Cemetery
Created by: jrrmr910
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
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