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Mildred Duckworth Boykin

July 23, 1930 ~ November 14, 2021 (age 91)

Obituary

 

Mrs. Mildred Laverne Duckworth Boykin, 91, of Gainesville, GA, passed away Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the Gardens of Gainesville.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Northlake Baptist Church, with visitation being held one hour prior to the funeral service. Rev. Danny Jones officiated. Memorial Park Funeral Home in Gainesville was in charge of arrangements. 

 

Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with visitation being held one hour prior to the funeral service. Rev. Scott Fortenberry will officiate. Interment will in the Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery at Lake under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home. 

 

Born on July 23, 1930, in Forest, MS, she was the daughter of the late Hoye and Maude Lindsey Duckworth. Mrs. Boykin was a homemaker and a member of Northlake Baptist Church and previously Forest Baptist Church.

 

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boykin is preceded in death by her husband, Alva Dairel Boykin; son, Roger Dairel Boykin; sisters, Mattie Evans, Jackie Lincoln, Sarah Blue, Virginia Watkins, Celia Jacobson, and brother, Hoye Frank Duckworth.

 

Mrs. Boykin is survived by her daughters, Kaye Rankin (Stephen) of Big Canoe, GA, Millicent Brister (Jay) of Leawood, KS; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Boykin of Gainesville, GA; two brothers: Tim Duckworth, Lindsey Duckworth, and a legacy of 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives.

 

In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Northlake Baptist Church Building Fund, 4823 Thompson Bridge Rd. Gainesville, GA 30506 or to the Gideons International.

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 20, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ott & Lee Funeral Home - Forest
295 East First Street
Forest, MS 39074

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

10:30 AM
Ott & Lee Funeral Home - Forest
295 East First Street
Forest, MS 39074

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 20, 2021

Oak Grove Baptist Cemetery
1689 Lake Norris Rd
Lake, MS 39092

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