Candles

Melvie "Teanie" (Ellis) Boyd

February 19, 1926 ~ November 29, 2019 (age 93)

Obituary

Mrs. Melvie Ellis Boyd (Teanie) was born on 19 Feb 1926 in Bulloch County, Georgia to the late Mr. John C. Ellis and Ms. Emma Jane Harrison Ellis.  

At an early age, she joined St. Paul A.M.E. in Garfield, GA. where she attended church faithfully until she departed this life Nov 29, 2019. In 1942 she was  joined in holy matrimony to the late Mr. Otto Boyd until his death.  She attended Mercer Grove as a student and taught there as a teacher along with teaching at Dekle Branch School. She worked tirelessly with the local chapter of the NAACP. She employed at  Boston Dry Cleaners for many years where she was a seamstress and presser. She retired early to take care of her ailing husband until his passing. 

She is survived by her devoted son; Mr. Anthony (Gene) Boyd of Moncks Corner, South Carolina; one loving foster daughter, Almeta Peoples of Metter, Georgia; three special sisters, Mrs. Emma Lee Corley of Miami, Florida,  Mrs. Mary G. Robinson of Garfield, Georgia, Mrs. Effie M. Johns of Metter, Georgia; one loving sister-in-law, Mrs. Sallie J. Ellis of Metter, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Melvie "Teanie" (Ellis) Boyd, please visit our floral store.


Services

Public Viewing
Wednesday
December 4, 2019

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Visitation
Wednesday
December 4, 2019

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Whitaker Funeral Home
25 N Kennedy St
Metter, GA 30439

Burial
Thursday
December 5, 2019

12:30 PM
Mercer Grove Missionary Baptist Church
5743 Mercer Grove Church Road
Metter, GA 30439

© 2020 Whitaker Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA