John Henry Boyd

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, October 2, 2012

HERMANVILLE — John Henry Boyd died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at his home in Hermanville. He was 70.

Mr. Boyd was preceded in death by his parents, Ollie and John Boyd; three brothers, Richard Boyd, Robert Watts and James Boyd; two sisters, Jimmie Evil and Louise Boyd-Williams; and one son, Gregory Evans.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Katie Evans-Boyd of Hermanville; four sons, Derrick Evans, Jeremiah Evans and Antonio Evans, all of Hermanville, and John Boyd Jr. of Louisiana; four daughters, Michelle Evans and Latoya Evans, both of Hermanville, and Wanda Boyd and Nikki Evans, both of Louisiana; one sister, Jamie Davis of Louisiana; a stepson, James Evans of Hermanville; a stepdaughter, Dereniece Boyd of Hermanville; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends, including Melvin Wilson and Octavius Wilson, both of Hermanville.

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Services will be at noon Saturday at Shady Grove M.B. Church in Copiah County. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Friday at House of Peoples Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.