December 27, 1933 ~ January 9, 2021
Born in: Yancey Co., NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Joel Williams Boyd, 87, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, at Mission Hospital.
Mrs. Boyd was born December 27, 1933, in Yancey County to the late Roy and Elizabeth Williams. She worked for more than 40 years in the office of the WNC Livestock Market and she was a member of Abernethy United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed her flower gardens and time with friends and family. She loved the mountain views of Asheville where she lived her entire life.
She was married for 67 years to William L. “Bill” Boyd, who died November 15, 2020.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Boyd Martin (Jim) of Knoxville, TN, and two granddaughters, Megan Martin Clark (Andrew) and Dr. Kelli Martin Alley (Blair).
A private service for family members will be held at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with the Rev. Karen Christy Kurtz officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Abernethy United Methodist Church, 1418 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806.