TRUMANN - Mrs. Kathryn Ruth Boyd died Saturday, August 29, 2015 at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro at the age of 87. She was born in Saltillo, Miss., and had lived in Trumann for the past 61 years. She was a former employee of the Singer Company in Trumann and a member of the Church of God of Prophecy. Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her husband, John Duncan Boyd; two grandsons, Calvin Eugene Blasingame and Jeremy Robert Boyd; three sisters; three brothers; and her parents, James Henry and Beulah Bell Dunaway.
She is survived by one son, James Boyd of Trumann; three daughters, Jan and husband Calvin Blasingame of Stephenville, Tex., Sandy and husband Jim Harvey of Jonesboro and Tresa and husband Gerald Vickers of Jonesboro; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were September 1 in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Bro. Gerald Vickers and Bro. Don Yancey officiating. Burial followed in the Holly Springs Cemetery near Harrisburg.
Pallbearers were Adam Harvey, Jeremy Jennings, John King, Jeff King, Bret King and Keith Blasingame. Honorary pallbearers were Ryan Boyd, Jim Harvey, Calvin Blasingame, Bobby Morris, Ronnie Vaughn, Hubert Gray and Bruce Duncan.
An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.