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Countee Boykin

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Death 20 Oct 2012 (aged 82)
Burial Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 100113242 · View Source
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Countee Boykin, 82, was born Nov. 27, 1929, in Crockett County, Tenn., to Ed and Sally Boykin.
He departed this life Oct. 20, 2012.
He served in the Korean War and moved to Painesville shortly after the service.
Mr. Boykin is survived by his wife of 56 years, Martha Boykin; children, James Boykin of Lake County, Jerome Boykin of Lake County and Jennifer Sorrell of Atlanta, Ga.; brother, Al (Clara) Boykin of Erie, Pa.; sister, Pearlie Mae Boykin of Humboldt, Tenn.; grandchildren, Marcus (Tina) Jones and Angelica (Ben) Boykin-Pruett both of Lake County; a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends in Christ.
Preceding him in death are his son, Tyrone Boykin; daughter, Patricia Boykin; three sisters, Ora Howell, Ardessa Hicks and Exella Arnold; and five brothers, W.Z., William, Joe, Nathan and Dan.
Funeral services will be noon Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, at New Hope Baptist Church, 428 W. Jackson St., Painesville, OH 44077. the Rev. Wallace Fleming will officiate. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Painesville.
Arrangements are being handled by The Johnson Funeral Home in Painesville.


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  • Created by: irish mom
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100113242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Countee Boykin (27 Nov 1929–20 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100113242, citing Riverside Cemetery, Painesville, Lake County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by irish mom (contributor 47849866) .