Boyd, Jennie Viola Lee – Obituary

Mrs. J. P. (Jennie) Boyd passed away Saturday, July 12 [1958] at her home following an illness of several weeks. She was 81 years old.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Fremont Methodist Church, in charge of Rev. C. C. Callaham of the Gladbrook Methodist Church, Mrs. Wm. G. Hols played organ music at the service. Burial was in Cedar Township Cemetery.

Jennie Viola Lee was the daughter of Nelson and Mary Wolfe Lee. She was born Nov. 30, 1876 at Fremont. On May 20, 1903 she was married to James P. Boyd. The couple lived on a farm two miles southeast of Cedar until Mr. Boyd’s death Oct. 4, 1948. Mrs. Boyd then moved to Fremont and had lived alone until the time of her illness. Mrs. Boyd was a member of the Fremont Methodist Church and the W.S.C.S.

Survivors include one son, David D. Boyd of Gladbrook, Iowa, two granddaughters, Kathie and Susan Boyd, and two brothers, Vernon and William H. Lee, both of Fremont.

Contributed by: Shell Steedman

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