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SHERRY ANNE BOYD

May 14, 1964 ~ January 19, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old
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Sherry Anne “Auntie” Boyd, daughter of the late Helen (July) Ely and Ezekiel Boyd was born May 14, 1964, in Allen, Alabama. She was a graduate of Central-Hower High School and attended The University of Akron. At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ. She joined Good Shepherd Missionary Baptist Church where she was a dedicated member. She served faithfully as Choir member of the Church, member of the Kitchen Ministry, and help with any programs the church would have plus for the children. She was employed by That Away Inc CEO TJ Custom Designs & Clothing as Store Manager.

Her life she lived with laughter, jokes and a great sense of humor, and a love for watching movies and games shows. She loves spending time with her children, grandchildren and was the life of a good gathering. Her nicknames were Mothers and Auntie for she was an aunt to those not related to her, but she helped raised so many for babysitting to help young parents in her family and others to better themselves. She would feed anyone and give you a place to stay as well. She will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. She quietly departed this life Thursday, January 19, 2023, at home. She was preceded in death by common law husband Gilbert McNair, Sr, mother and father Helen (July) Ely, grandparents Samuel (Ada) Bell, sister, Linda Chapman, brother-in-law Fred Durham of Mobile, AL, Aunts Vera (Dan) Reed, Maple (Calvin) Ruggs, Margaret (CB) Anderson, Great-Aunt Minnie Todd, Uncles Arthur Ely, Archie (Betty) Bell, Willie Bell, Robert King, Jr, Bobby Bell.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of  her children: Terrance (Sarah) Boyd, Shayonte Boyd (Thomas Arnold), sisters; Annie Durham of Mobile AL, Sharon (Terry) Williams, LyTiffany (Timothy) Jennings of Atlanta, GA, brothers; Johnny (Yvette) Chapman, Robert Boyd, Gregory Boyd, Tabaka Osonduagwuike, six  grandchildren, Xyriaah Boyd, Da’Leon Boyd, Tony Brock, Jr, Terrance Boyd, Jr, Kennedy Dent, Zavion Flinn, Chase Boyd, Carter Boyd. Special nephews; Matthew Virden, Dennis Withrow, Terrel (Relo) Cook, Tony Brock, Qwinton (QB) Tyler, Tremaine Fleetwood, Best friend Sondra Abney Arnold, Special friend Tracey McCormick; nieces Lakausha (Eric) Bryant of Huntsville, AL, LaTonya (Dominique) Bush of Alabama, Robert Durham of Mobile, AL, Natasha (William) Beck, India Chapman, LaKendric (Angelic) Brown, Lawrence Packard, Yolanda Tasha Chapman, LaToya Chapman, Johnny Chapman, Jr, Shaniyah Chapman, Chyna Chapman, Shevelle Mitchell, Alexis Boyd, Gregory Boyd, Jr, Tamea Jennings, a host of great nieces & nephews and great, great nieces & nephews and cousins and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 28, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST CHURCH
1010 S. HAWKINS AVE
AKRON, OH 44320

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 28, 2023

12:00 PM
GOOD SHEPHERD BAPTIST CHURCH
1010 S. HAWKINS AVE
AKRON, OH 44320

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