CLINTON — Mrs. Kathleen Simmons Boyette, 86, of 400 North Blvd., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.
A celebration of life will be held at 6 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 13, at Grove Park Baptist Church with the Rev. Matthew Creech and the Rev. Roy Hilburn officiating. Mrs. Kathleen will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband of 55 years Hosea S. Boyette in a private ceremony in Clinton Cemetery.
Mrs. Boyette was born on Oct. 21, 1925 in Clinton, to Reddin Estel and Viola Guinn Simmons. She was a long time member of Grove Park Baptist church and was a dedicated member of over 50 years until she became unable to attend. She was a loving homemaker, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy Boney and husband, Durwood; two sons, Ray Boyette and wife, Pat, Wayne Boyette and wife, Christy all of Clinton; two sisters, Inez Simmons Boyette and Ola Mae Simmons Vann, both of Clinton; six grandchildren, Brandon Boney and wife, Belinda of Clinton, Clint Boney and wife, Melissa of Clinton, Melissa Scibor and husband, Jason of Raleigh, Justin Boyette of Wilmington, Warren Boyette and wife, Suzanne of Pawley Island, S.C., Don Britt and wife, Casey of Clinton; eight great-grandchildren, Bryn Boney, Bella Boney, Braxton Boney, Hayden Boney, all of Clinton, Genevieve Scibor of Raleigh, Aiden Boyette of Pawley Island, S.C., Samantha Britt, Katie Britt, Brewer Britt of Clinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Reddin Estel and Viola Guinn Simmons; husband, Hosea S. Boyette; one brother, Reddin Oscar Simmons; one great-grandchild, Bindi Jae Boney.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Hospice, 1206 S. West Blvd, Clinton, NC 28328 or Shriners Children Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.
Condolences may be made to www.coxmemorialfuneralhome.com.
The family has entrusted services to Cox Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory of Vass.