Boyd, Reba (Dalton)

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Reba Boyd, 86, of Dalton, GA, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012 at Regency Park Assisted Living.

She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Brad Palmer; and son, Jerry Boyd, all of Dalton; grandchildren, Matt Boyd of Dalton and Richey Boyd of Atlanta.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, December 22, at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. James Brownlee officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, December 22 from 12-2 p.m. 

Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton.

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