Louise Riggs Boyd

December 11, 1927 - January 14, 2012

12/11/1927 - 01/14/2012

Louise Riggs Boyd, 84, died Saturday, January 14, 2012.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery. The Reverend Doctor Allen Cherry will be presiding.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck.

Louise was a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She worked with Dr. Mullen Lilley at his dental practice in Scotland Neck for many years and retired from the NC Department of Corrections after many years of service. Louise was a volunteer with the Scotland Neck Rescue Squad and greatly enjoyed selling Avon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Dewitt “Slick” Boyd; and her half-brother, Allen Arthur.

Louise is survived by her sons, Greg Boyd and wife Lynn of Whitakers and Dee Boyd and wife Mandy of Greenville, SC; step-brothers, Joby Arthur of Raleigh and Tommy Arthur of New Bern; and four grandchildren, Jessica Boyd, Dewitt Boyd, III, Kayla Boyd, and Seth Boyd.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Scotland Neck, P.O. Box 539, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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