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James Sumner “Babe” Boyd

  • Birth 11 Jun 1900 Coryell, Coryell County, Texas, USA
  • Death 26 Jun 1948 Los Alamos, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, USA
  • Burial Osage, Coryell County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 8189984

James Sumner "Babe* Boyd was the youngest son of Felix Boyd and Sarah Emeline"Emma" Kirkland Boyd. He was born in the Coryell Church Community of Coryell County.

He married Annie Allene Moseley Boyd.

He was an electrician who was accidentally electrocuted and died while working at Los Alamos, New Mexico.

(Info by Emma Ruth (Boyd} Steusloff)

Additional Obit:

James Sumner "Babe" Boyd, 48, died at Santa Cruz, N. M., Saturday.

Funeral services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Gatesville at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rev. Mr. Camorton officiating, burial in Osage Cemetery.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Annie Boyd: three sons, Sumner, Gerald and David Boyd of Santa Cruz; two daughters, Miss Billie Jo Boyd of Santa Cruz and Miss Emma Ruth Boyd of Hillcrest Hospital, Waco; three brother, Claude of Oglesby, Fred of McGregor and Rev. W. T. Boyd of Dallas; two sisters, Miss Minnie Boyd of Oglesby and Mrs. Eva Boyd Rattan of Hillsboro.

Scott's Funeral Home, Gatesville 904 East Leon, phone 161

Source: Waco Tribune Herald, June 28, 1948

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  • Maintained by: Dee Winter
  • Originally Created by: MB
  • Added: 17 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8189984
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Sumner “Babe” Boyd (11 Jun 1900–26 Jun 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8189984, citing Osage Cemetery, Osage, Coryell County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dee Winter (contributor 47046829) .