Obituary for Rosie Lena Boyd

    • Name: Rosie Lena Boyd
    • Home Town: Wilmington, NC
    • Date of Death: 04/20/2018
    • Birth Place: Southport, NC
    • Birth Date: 10/25/1932
    • Service Date: 04/23/2018 at 11:00 AM
    • Visit Date: 04/23/2018
    • Visit Times: 10:00 AM at Dixon Chapel UMC
    • Service Place: Dixon Chapel UMC
    • Interment: Georgetown/Holden Cemetery

    Rosie Lena Boyd, 85, of Wilmington died April 20, 2018. She was born in Brunswick County on October 25, 1932 to Sullivan B. Fisher and Mary Lena Varnum Fisher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son Robert Nelson Burroff.

    Surviving are her husband Michael Boyd; sons, Thomas F. Boyd of Whiteville, Daniel D. Burroff (Regina) of Sunset Beach, and Kenneth Smith of Austin TX; daughters, Linda Smith (James) of Holden Beach and Brenda Kirby (Ray) of Supply;sixteen grandchildren; and numerous great and great-great grandchilren and nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Monday, April 23, 2018 in Dixon Chapel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

    Interment will be in Georgetown-Holden Cemetery.

    On-line condolences may be sent to

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte



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