Betty Jean Boyd, 88 years of age, passed from this world into Eternity on Oct. 27, 2019. She is now in the loving arms of her Savior. Betty was just lately a resident of Oak Ridge Manor in Brownwood. She was born in 1931 in Brownwood to Ollie Belle and Nathan McQueen. She married Preston Boyd on April 12, 1947. Betty was a long time resident of Odessa and Lake Brownwood. She lived several years in the Fort Worth area after Preston’s home going. Betty was a loving wife, mom and grandmother. She loved her gardening and treasured her family and friends.

Surviving members of Betty’s family are brother, Deen (Mary) McQueen of Odessa; her children: Pamela (Steve) Daniels of North Richland Hills and Grady (Margaret) Boyd of Lake Brownwood; and four grandchildren: Tammy Boyd, Robert Boyd, Forrest (Bre’Ann) Boyd and Whitney (Bryan) Blain. Betty was a great-grandmother to Amanda, Dustin, Chase, Hayley, Ben and James.

A celebration of Betty’s life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel with Rick Justice officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the funeral home.

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