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Rose Mary Boyd


Rose Mary Boyd of Lester, West Virginia passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Friday, January 12, 2018. Rose was born November 15, 1947 to Donald and Pauline Whitmore in Lodi. She graduated from Cloverleaf High School.

She had a strong work ethic while employed at Mack's Food Locker, Lodi Community Hospital, driving bus for Cloverleaf Schools and retiring from UPS. She instilled this ethic in her children.

She spent her retirement years in Lester, enjoying gardening, bird watching and spending time with family and friends. She was always outgoing, had a smile on her face and saw the best in everyone. Rose was truly selfless and put others first. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are her son, William Boyd (Justine) of Sterling; daughters, Angela Hall (Randy) of Columbus, Tracy Blevins (Kenneth) of Lester, West Virginia; twin sister, Rita Bennett of Lester, West Virginia; brother, William Whitmore (Janet) of Danville and grandson, Tyler Hall of Columbus.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 4 P.M. at Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122). Chaplain Don Bolich will officiate. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 P.M., Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the funeral home.

Family wishes memorial contributions may be made to the Lester, West Virginia Volunteer Fire Department, 128 Hoo Hoo Hollow, Lester, West Virginia 25865.

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