Services for Vera Elizabeth Groves Boykin, 85, of Bangs will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Heartland Funeral Home in Early with burial to follow in the Bangs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She died Monday, Dec. 23, 2007, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 9, 1922, in Brownwood and lived her early life in San Angelo. She later graduated from Howard Payne University and taught for over 28 years in Rochelle, Fredericksburg and Bangs. She served on the Bangs School Board for nine years.

Survivors include a son, Wade Boykin; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Friends are invited to sign the guest book at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.