Boyd, Jean Doris Stewart (Cleveland)

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Jean Doris Stewart Boyd, 81, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012 in a Chattanooga health facility. 

She was a charter member of Westmore Church of God where she also served as secretary. 

Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie C. Boyd; parents, Opie Reed Stewart and Essie Barnett Stewart; and brother, Opie Stewart. 

She is survived by one daughter; Tammy Boyd Simmons and husband Terry of Fortson, GA.; grandchildren; Tyler Holley and wife Kristen of Memphis, Darren Holley of Nashville, Joshua Simmons and Timothy Simmons, both of Fortson GA; one brother, Nathan Stewart of Atlanta; four nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. 

Her family will receive friends on Saturday, January 5, from 12-2 p.m. prior to the service at the Ralph Buckner Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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