Hassie Mae Childress Boyd

85 year old Hassie Mae Childress Boyd of Smithville died Wednesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Smithville Assembly of God and attended the Smithville Church of God. Boyd was also a homemaker. The funeral will be Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Donnie Kelly, Jeff Armstrong, and Davey Horton will officiate. Burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-9 p.m.; Friday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.; and Saturday from 9-11 a.m. Boyd was preceded in death by her parents, Arnold and Beauna Ratliff Childress; her husband, Irson Boyd; two sisters, Gay and Martha; and a brother, Arnold Childress. She is survived by a daughter, Donna and husband J.D. Horton of Smithville. A son, Denver Boyd of Michigan. Eight grandchildren, Meredith and Steve Summers of Smithville, Katherine and Michael Caldwell of Smithville, Faith and Specialist Danny Neal, Jr. of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Hope and Brad Boyd of Knoxville, Charity Horton, and Davey Horton both of Smithville, Tina and Mike Makris of Texas, and Lisa and Curt Brown of Michigan. Fifteen great grandchildren, Destiny, Darrin, and Monte Caldwell, Jesse Summers, Ali and Meadow Williams, Parker Boyd, Zachary, Eli, Nate, and Gi Gi Neal, Hayden and Cynthia Makris, and Laila and Evan Brown. One great great grandchild, Alissa Caldwell. Eight brothers and sisters, Clarence and Doris Childress of Virginia, Josh and Cathy Savage of Virginia, Lonzo and Rachel Childress of California, Oscar and Virginia Childress of Virginia, Lawrence and Ida Childress of Virginia, Muriel and Harold Stiltner of North Carolina, Kathleen and Scott Walker of New York, and Donald and Kathy Childress of Virginia. Mother-in-law, Angie Boyd of Virginia. Two brothers-in-law, Marcus and Joyce Boyd of Smithville and James Boyd of Virginia. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements

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