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March 20, 1923 - Jan. 16, 2006

KENLY -- Percell Boykin, 82, died Monday.

A memorial service honoring his life will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Boykin Family Cemetery.

Mr. Boykin is survived by a daughter, Wanda Kay Black and husband, Dwight, of Wilson; three sons, Walter A. Boykin and wife, Judy, and Mark D. Boykin and wife, Pam, all of Kenly, and Jeffery P. Boykin of Wilson; one sister, Viola Guin of Las Vegas, Nev.; three granddaughters, Krista McClain of Clayton, Laura Dixson of Wilson and Hannah Joy Boykin of Kenly; one grandson, Chad Boykin of Kenly; three step-grandchildren, Aimee Strickland, Michelle Griffin and Vernon Bass; and six great-grandchildren, Justin, Grace, Luke, Hunter, Brandon, James and Robert.

The family will receive friends on Thursday night from 7 until 9 at Joyner's Funeral Home in Wilson, and at other times at 975 Pollock Road, Kenly.

Flowers are welcome, or memorial donation may be directed to The American Cancer Society, P.O. Drawer 9, Wilson, N.C., 27894.


Published in Obituaries on January 17, 2006 1:46 PM