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“My heart is so heavy right now, words cannot express how I feel. All of my Prayers and Love I send to you the family of Resa, she was is still is a...Read More »
1 of 59 | Posted by: Crystal (Mills) Patton - Bear, DE

“Dear Family, I am sorry so about Resa. She was a special woman in my life. I didn't know of her illness, but I'm sure she was fighting it with all...Read More »
2 of 59 | Posted by: Pandora reason/ Pam - Middletown, DE

“Please accept my condolences with Resa's passing!!! ”
3 of 59 | Posted by: Leicia Congo - Wilmngton, DE

“To my entire extended family, words can't express the sadness that I felt, when I learned that Resa was sick and her passing is still not a reality...Read More »
4 of 59 | Posted by: Phyllis Tann - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd Family, my deepest condolences and sympathy to each of you. May God provide you with comfort and strengthen during your time of...Read More »
5 of 59 | Posted by: Kathy West Barkley - Atlanta, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss will keep the family close to my heart! ”
6 of 59 | Posted by: LEROY NESBITT - WILM, DE

“Dearest family, I was so sorry to hear of Resas' passing. Marshall and I pray that GOD will comfort you all in this difficult time. I will always...Read More »
7 of 59 | Posted by: Terry White - New Castle, DE

“To Bruce and the entire family, I would like to send my condolences. What a sweet soul she was. Always had me laughing whenever I had the pleasure of...Read More »
8 of 59 | Posted by: Val Houston - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. May God comfort your hearts during this time. ”
9 of 59 | Posted by: Sheila Haston - Charlotte, NC

“Aunt Resa...I miss you more than words can say. I thank God for blessing our family with such a beautiful, loving, giving, and fun person who made...Read More »
10 of 59 | Posted by: Sunni Jones-Mansaray - PA

“My deepest condolences to the entire Boyd Family. We go back to elementary school (Mary C.I. Williams). Helen was one of the most liked people in our...Read More »
11 of 59 | Posted by: Stanley (Mcintyre) Salaam - DE

“To the Boyd Family, I am sorry to hear of your lost. You all are in my prayers. Love, Carla Williams & family ”
12 of 59 | Posted by: Carla Williams - New Castle, DE

“To the Boyd Family, Helen and I worked together at that time Strawbridge & Clothier. We had lots of fun. May God Bless you all and may you have lots...Read More »
13 of 59 | Posted by: Geraldine Dawkins - Wilmington, DE

“To Ted and family: Please accept my sincere condolences in the passing of your beloved Helen. May God bless you all and give you the peace and...Read More »
14 of 59 | Posted by: Selma E. Dry - Wilmington, DE

“Very Very sorry to hear about the passing, of helan last time i saw her me and alma talked to her we joked and laughed like we always did. It was...Read More »
15 of 59 | Posted by: Donald Hairston - woodbury, NJ

“Helen, you were a wonderful and funny classmate at Wilmington High and such a nice lady. Eventhough during the years we didn't see other too much,...Read More »
16 of 59 | Posted by: Valerie E. Davis - Wilmington, DE

“My dearest sympathy to the Boyd family... I will always remember Resa.. who loved me and cared for me in my darkest days unconditionally... Love you...Read More »
17 of 59 | Posted by: Ell Ell - wilmington, DE

“My dearest sympathy to the Boyd family... I will always remember Resa.. who loved me and cared for me in my darkest days unconditionally... Love you...Read More »
18 of 59 | Posted by: - Wilmington, DE

“to the boyd family. your are in my prayers. ”
19 of 59 | Posted by: Kathleen Charles - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Ms. Reese. She was a nice lady, a powerhouse singer and always had a smile. My prayers...Read More »
20 of 59 | Posted by: SHANEL JOHNSON - DE

“He Knows, He's Been There by Deloris Barr If you think that no one understands The trials you're going through The awful pain, the heavy...Read More »
21 of 59 | Posted by: Deloris & Rose - New Castle, DE

“Wow, This news was absolutely the hardest to process.. "Helen Boyd Is a Phenominal Women" It was in the swing of her hips and the Fire in Her Eyes,...Read More »
22 of 59 | Posted by: Phyllis Turner-Brice - Wilmington, DE

“Sending my condolences to the family of Helen Boyd. I went to Jr. High & High School with Resa! What a beautiful person she was. Her smile lit the...Read More »
23 of 59 | Posted by: Mary Hryckewycz - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family, We are sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. We offer a heartfelt prayer in sympathy that God will keep you all in his...Read More »
24 of 59 | Posted by: Abram and Paula Watson - Newark, DE

“Sending my condolences to the family, for my saddened heart goes out to you. Ms. Resa you will be missed,but I know you will be ok now back with...Read More »
25 of 59 | Posted by: Sharonda Spencer - Wilmington, DE

“Sorry for your loss and may God be with you ”
26 of 59 | Posted by: michele coverdale-lee - DE

“Wow words can not express the love i have for you granny res & nobody will ever understand all the laughs tears an memories we share i love you so so...Read More »
27 of 59 | Posted by: Naze Washington - DE

“We are very sorry to hear of Resa's passing. My heart felt condolences go out to the Boyd family. She always had a joke for me and would laugh at my...Read More »
28 of 59 | Posted by: Chuck Gilbert - Dover, DE

“WILL ALWAYS BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN. ”
29 of 59 | Posted by: Alaina reams - wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family Sorry to hear of the passing of Resa. When in her pressence she always kept you laughing. She is gone but will never be forgotten...Read More »
30 of 59 | Posted by: Diane Jones - wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd Family please accept my heart-felt sympathy. Helen had a smile that brightened up as room and now she sings with the heavenly choir. ”
31 of 59 | Posted by: Dottie Sanford - Wilmington, DE

“To Sis. Ilean, Bro. Alvin, children, siblings & the entire Boyd Family, Please know that God will see you through this most difficult time, right now...Read More »
32 of 59 | Posted by: Pastor Herbert & Rev. Shirley Owens - MD

“To the family we send our condolences Aunt Nells daughter ”
33 of 59 | Posted by: Cousin Josephine Hargrave - VA

“To the family of Helen (Resa) Boyd, To know her was to love her. I will miss her so much, she has been a part of my life for so long. Her smile,...Read More »
34 of 59 | Posted by: Ann Young - Wilmington, DE

“TO THE BOYD FAMILY: I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS OF HELEN SHE WAS A CLASSMATE OF MINE AT WILM. HIGH SCHOOL "CLASS OF 74" HER SMILE WILL...Read More »
35 of 59 | Posted by: SANDRA V. HODGES (AKA SANDY CHARLES) - DE

“I was sorry to learn of "Reece's" passing. Surely will miss her. My deepest sympathy to her children, mother, sisters, brothers, and rest of the...Read More »
36 of 59 | Posted by: Linda Barksdale (cousin) - Lanham, MD

“My Family would like to send our condolence out to the Boyds family.I knew Helen from Wilm Hgh Sch.alone with her sister MaryJane.Helen had a smile...Read More »
37 of 59 | Posted by: Elizabeth Thornton - wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family; May God give you the comfort and peace that you need at this time. ”
38 of 59 | Posted by: Karen (Cassidy)White - Conyers, GA

“To The Family, Please accept my condolence. I hope that you are able to draw comfort from the scriptures during this difficult time. Let me tell...Read More »
39 of 59 | Posted by: Ms Woodson - DE

“My Condolences to the Boyd Family, Helen & I attended Elementry thru High School together, she was a true friend. So many memories, gone but never...Read More »
40 of 59 | Posted by: Michael Naim Al-Amin aka Michael E. Foster - DE

“My condolences go out to the Boyd family, especially her children. I will always remember the good times I spent with family members on Harrison...Read More »
41 of 59 | Posted by: Angie McNair King - Wilmington, DE

“To Shalanda, Darius, Darrell and ReRe,and the entire Boyd family... It was sad to hear Ms Resa passed. May you all have peace knowing that your...Read More »
42 of 59 | Posted by: Rhonda Woodland - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family, We were sadden to hear of the passing of your mom, sister, aunt or cousin. We will miss the smile of your loved one. She has...Read More »
43 of 59 | Posted by: Janice Butcher Perkins - DE

“Resa will be missed. She and I attended High School together and had a ball. To the family. Know that Resa is starting a new life with a brand new...Read More »
44 of 59 | Posted by: Yvonne McLaurin - Wilmington, DE

“The Boyd Family My prayers go out to all of you in this time of need you're a large family so keep it together for each one of you take care of your...Read More »
45 of 59 | Posted by: Alicia King - Wilmington, DE

“To Nancy, ReRe, Alvin and the Boyd Family, My condolences and prayer to you and the family. Resa is now hangin out with her girl Diniece "Fun". Her...Read More »
46 of 59 | Posted by: Denise - Newark, DE

“My thought and prayers are with the family of my High School classmate. Helen Boyd. May God give you His peace ”
47 of 59 | Posted by: James B Minor - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd family words cant express the loss of an amazing women. Our hearts goes out to the family in your time of grief. The memories of Resa...Read More »
48 of 59 | Posted by: LaTanya Marbley - little rock , AR

“Lookadaaaal...........Mommy,u were the best! Words cannot express the way I feel right now. All of those good laughs,wow! I Love you baby! ”
49 of 59 | Posted by: Darrius Boyd - wilmington, DE

“Patricia and Boyd Family, I'm so sorry to hear read about the loss of your loved one. She will be deeply missed. Take comfort in the Word of God....Read More »
50 of 59 | Posted by: Kim Fisher - Fort Worth, TX

“My sister my friend you will dearly be missed. There is no way I could count all the ways and all the days that you were there for me, never judging,...Read More »
51 of 59 | Posted by: carolyn warrington - wilmington, DE

“I am sorry to here about Resa. She will be dear miss by all. But now she go a new home,walk and talk. GOD only take best. Death and life are in the...Read More »
52 of 59 | Posted by: Nora Ervin - Wilmington, DE

“To the Family, Words cannot express what we all are feeling during this time of our loss. However, to be absent in the Body; is to be present with...Read More »
53 of 59 | Posted by: Deborah L Farmer - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd Family: May God wrap His loving arms around you in your time of sorrow. Praying for strength and healing. ”
54 of 59 | Posted by: Lisa Swanson Gardner - Wilmington, DE

“To the Boyd Family: May God wrap His loving arms around you in your time of sorrow. Praying for strength and healing. ”
55 of 59 | Posted by: Lisa Swanson Gardner - Wilmington, DE

“Alvin and family, I'm going to miss my neighbor our nights sitting on the porch watching the block, laughing and talking about any and everything,...Read More »
56 of 59 | Posted by: Charmaine Henry - Wilmington, DE

“To Gladys and family, You have our condolences and prayers. On behalf of Pentecostal Church of the Living God, we send to you our heartfelt...Read More »
57 of 59 | Posted by: Rev. Kathy Flood-Johnson - DE

“MY PRAYS GOS OUT TO THE BOYD FAMILY MY GOD WILL KEEP EACH ONE OF YOU UP I KNOW HE WILL HE DID IT FOR ME I WILL ALWAYS KEEP HER IN MY HEART MAY GOD BE...Read More »
58 of 59 | Posted by: MS PUDDEN - wilm, DE

“To the Boyds - Resa will be missed dearly. Her spirit will live on forever along with all the memories. All of you are in my prayers. I love you...Read More »
59 of 59 | Posted by: Traci Anthony - Newark, DE


Helen T. "Resa" Boyd, age 56, departed this life Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Mother of Shalanda "Keysha" Boyd (William), twin boys, Darius "Khalil" Boyd (Desire), Darrell "Twin" Boyd (Keisha) and Teresa "ReRe" Boyd. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 2 stepchildren, Kiesha Wiggins and Alvin L. Wiggins, Jr.; and one loving foster child, Khloe Parks; her devoted companion, Alvin L. Wiggins, Sr.; her mother, Ilean Boyd; 6 sisters, Gladys Boyd, Nancy Boyd, Patsy Boyd, Bonnie Jones (Walter), Mary Jane Ward and Annette Boyd; 3 brothers, Ted Boyd (Francine), Christopher Boyd and Michael Boyd; 2 aunts, Helen Boyd and Lillie boyd; one uncle, Sullivan DeJarnett and 3 goddaughters, Tabetha Boyd, Shana Parks and Shakia Young, a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Otis Boyd, and her brother, Linwood "June" Boyd. Funeral 6 pm Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church, 28 Meadowbrook Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19804; viewing 4-6 pm. Burial, Wednesday at Silverbrook Cemetery.

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