Nellie Arlene Boyd age 78 of Blountville, TN passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 at her home. She was born October 28, 1937 in Buchanan County and was the daughter of the late Milton and Lydia Caroline Horne Osborne.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Delores Meadows and Judy Cantrell.
Mrs. Boyd is survived by her husband, Glen Alden Boyd; one son, Dale Boyd and wife Lisa of Kingsport, TN; one daughter, Tammie Simmons and husband Kenneth Simmons, Jr. of Pounding Mill, VA; four grandchildren, Kenneth Simmons, III and wife Anne, Jessica Bandy and husband Chris, Jason Boyd and wife Tyla, and Katelyn Robbins and husband Cody; three great grandchildren, Kalib Simmons, Emmaleigh Simmons, and Rylei Bandy; two sisters, Virginia Stilwell and Juanita Stilwell both of Richlands, VA; two brothers, Joe Osborne and wife Betty and Jay Osborne and wife Charlotte both of Cliffield, VA; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel in Cedar Bluff, Virginia with Dr. Clay Austin officiating. Burial will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday, July 18, 2016 in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Cemetery at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Pallbearers will be Melvin Boyd, Kenneth Simmons, Jr., Kenneth Simmons III, Jason Boyd, Chris Bandy, and Cody Robbins. Honorary pallbearer Kalib Simmons.
The family will receive friends after 6:00 P.M. Sunday at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, Virginia. Online condolences may be sent to the family by going to www.SingletonFuneralService.com
Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Boyd family.