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“I'm so sorry to hear of this. Barb was a caring, spunky and fun person. I worked with her at Jo-Linn's and loved seeing her with the patients. I...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mitzi Maddy Cooper

“I'm so sorry to hear about your mother. She was always great to me. My Thoughts and Prayers will always be with you. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Ainsworth - Stokesdale, NC

“Sorry for your loss !! Praying for family ! ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: EMERSON & MARY BROWNING - DAYTON, OH

“Barbara was a beautiful and kind woman. A perfect example of "perfect". Our thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. May you be...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Gabbard - RUSSELL, KY

“Monty, Beth, Tim and family. My deepest condolences for the loss of your mother and grandmother. What a beautiful woman! Keeping you in my thoughts...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Dianna Whitt-Jones - Ironton, OH

“Love you all and we are thinking of you all here in pburg and I pray Gods peace for all of you in this Heart breaking time ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: tommie Jean whitt - east point, KY

“Thanks for the delicious biscuits and gravy breakfasts that you shared and the visits with your friend to your house and mine Condolencies. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: John C. Leach - Wooster, OH

“Keeping the family in my Thoughts and Prayers. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kristi Wentz - Friend

“Beth & Monty I am so sorry about your Mom.She was a beautiful lady. I always loved her and your Dad.I remember when I had my cast on my leg she and...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly (Jackson)Belcher - OH

“Monty,Beth,Linda,Shag an entire family, My Heart breaks for all of you. Barb, was an will always remain a Special Cousin in my Life. I will forever...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy(Whitt)Sparks - HagerHill, KY

“I recieved this text message yesterday from Brian Jackson who attended our Church as a boy. "I hadn't talked to Barbara in years and ran into her at...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Rob Hale - Ironon, OH - Pastor


Barbara Boyd, 79, of Ironton, passed away, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at a local health center. The Prestonsburg, Kentucky native was born December 3, 1935, a daughter of the late Charles and Stella Witt Hall. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Monroe "Jack" Boyd.

Mrs. Boyd was a graduate of Prestonsburg High School and was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Ironton. She was a former employee of Jo-Linn Health Center where she started as a volunteer and eventually became the Activities Director and Social Services Director.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by:
a son: Todd Allen Boyd

She is survived by:
a daughter: Beth (Tim) Wilson of Raceland, KY
a son: Monroe "Monty" Boyd of Nashville, TN
a brother: Shalious (Judy) Hall of Palatka, FL
a sister: Linda Dalton of Kitts Hill, OH
a special friend: Charlie Leach of Ironton
four grandchildren: Jackson (Jill) Boyd, Barrett Boyd and his fiancée Nicole all of Nashville, TN, T.J. Wilson and Brooke Wilson both of Raceland, KY
one great grandchild: Jax Boyd of Nashville, TN
The family would like to thank Oakmont Manor and Community Hospice staffs and friends for the wonderful care they gave their mother.

Funeral services will be 12:00 PM Saturday, March 28, 2015 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Ironton with Pastor Rob Hale officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00A.M. until the time of the service at the church. Pallbearers will be Tim Wilson, Jackson Boyd, Barrett Boyd, Larry Norris, Jr., T.J. Wilson, and Monty Boyd. Phillips Funeral Home of Ironton is assisting the family with arrangements.

To view the video tribute, please click on the following link http://videos.lifetributes.com/581689

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