GIBSON, Ga.- Mr. Harry "Woody" Boyd, 61, of 3925 Buster Circle Point, entered into rest Sunday, December 5, 2004 at his residence.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at 1 p.m. at James Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ray Garren, Rev. Jerry Rockefeller and Rev. Ed Renew officiating. Interment followed at Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wadley.
Woody served in the Army where he received numerous Medals including a Purple Heart. He was a member of Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church and was employed with the Jefferson County Magistrate Court as a Constable for nine years. He is preceded in death by his mother Ivey Dell Newsome McZilkey and father Milton McZilkey.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife, Linda Boyd; three sons, Kevin Boyd, Milledgeville, Tommy (Pam) Rodgers, Thomson; Daniel (Heather) Rodgers, Dublin; three daughters, Suzanne (Shawn) Bowden, Beach Island, SC; Leigh (Ryan) Coxville, Gibson; Chrissy Wiggins, Harlem; step-mother, Betty McZilkey, Harlem; two brothers James (Donna) Boyd, North Charleston, SC; Alvin Phillips, Harlem; one sister, Kathleen (Jim) McCarty, Thomson; grandchildren Kelli (Stevie) Cooper, Maranda Rodgers, Sabrina Rodgers, Autumn, Alexis and Ryleigh Coxville, Lori Spelts, Amanda Bowden, Travis Rodgers, Brandon Bowden, Jason Ford, great-granddaughter, Alyssa Cooper; and devoted friend Betty Bowman, Wadley;.
Honorary Pallbearers were Jefferson County Law Enforcement, and Glascock County Sheriff Bryan Bopp. Pallbearers were Murry Bowman, Johnny Hayes, Shawn Bowden, Marcus Miller, Joe Davis, and Mitchell McGraw.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Post Office Box 1725 Augusta, GA 30903, Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4217 Green Oldsmill Rd. Wadley, GA 30477 or Dearing Full Gospel Building Fund, 5127 Adams Chapel Rd. SE, Dearing, GA 30808.