Graveside funeral services for Mr. Junior Boyd of the New Bethel Community in Carroll County were at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 4, at the New Bethel Cemetery near Carrollton with burial following. Rev. Reidis Nash officiated the service. Visitation was Thursday, October 3, from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., at Lee Funeral Home.
Mr. Boyd died of heart failure at the Martha Jo Leslie Veterans Home in Kosciusko on Tuesday, October 1. He was 93 years old.
Mr. Boyd was a retired carpenter and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church near Carrollton, and most recently attended the Winona Baptist Temple in Winona. He was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Pearl Corder Boyd; and his parents, Washington Alfonso and Eula Mae Compton Boyd.
He is survived by his sister, Jimmie K. Boyd of Carthage; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Lee Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.