King, NC – Eugenia “Jean” Boyles, 85, of King, NC, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.
Jean was born August 21, 1934 in Stokes County, NC to the late Lespie and Maggie Taylor Cox. She retired from AT&T, but she also worked as a beautician and in the King Elementary School lunchroom. She was a member of Capella Church of Christ and the American Legion Post 290 Women’s Auxiliary. She was a wonderful wife and caregiver to her husband of thirty-nine years, Robert D. Boyles.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Betty Lane and Lou Tucker.
Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Robert D. Boyles, her sisters: Pat White and husband Ronnie, Helen Essick Jolly and husband Glen and Louise Smith, several nephews: Gary Lane, Steve and Paul White, Taylor Essick, Jeff and Brian Smith and a special niece Karen Eggers.
The family will receive friends and loved ones from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, Monday, November 18, 2019 at Capella Church of Christ. Funeral services will begin at 2:00PM with Minister Jim Miller officiating. Interment will follow the service, in the church cemetery.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Tandy Jackson for her care and love.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 290: 446 South Main St. King, NC 27021.
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Americal Legion Post 290
446 South Main St., King NC 27021