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Obituaries

August 9, 2010

Dorothy Boykin

GREENVILLE — Dorothy Louise Boykin, 88, of Greenville, formerly of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, in Hunt Regional Medical Center.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Johnson Street Church of Christ under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home, with Frank Morgan officiating.  Burial will be Wednesday in Cypress Memorial Gardens in Pine Bluff, Ark. 

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Boykin was born in Dierks, Ark. on May 22, 1922. She was the daughter of Clarence A. Blackwood and Lacy Charlotte Jackson Blackwood. On Dec. 1,1938, she was married to Victor A. Boykin in Warren, Ark..

She retired as a beautician after more than 50 years. Mrs. Boykin was a member of the Red Hat Society in both Greenville and Pine Bluff and a member of the Johnson Street Church of Christ.

 She is survived by sons, Louis V. Boykin and wife, Donna of Greenville, John D. Boykin and wife, Senta of Ozark, Ala. and David Boykin and wife, Charlotte of Las Vegas, Nev.; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

Her husband preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1996.

 

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