Lila Boyd

Lila Anderson Boyd passed away on October 7, 2018 of heart failure.  She was born on August 26, 1931 in Laurel, MS to George Coffee and Mauree Smith Anderson.  They moved to Owensboro, KY in 1934 and then to Waycross, GA in 1947 where Lila graduated from Waycross High School in 1949.

Lila met Bob M. Boyd while a student at Murray State University.  They were married on June 28, 1952, Third Baptist Church in Owensboro. Lila and Bob moved to Nashville in 1958 and lived there for 40 years before moving to Franklin, TN.  While living in Nashville, Lila worked and graduated from Belmont University.

Lila is predeceased by her daughter Allison Boyd Jones. Loving survivors are her husband of 66 years, Bob; daughter, Shannon Boyd McNamara (Steve); granddaughters, Susan McNamara and Caroline McNamara Rogers (Samuel); grandson, Nicholas Jones; son-in-law, Jeffrey Jones and sisters, Terry Roberts (Louisville, KY) and Janet Winograd (Scottsdale, AZ).

Any services to be held will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Camp Crestridge Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 2128, Matthews, NC 28106.

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