King – Betty Lou Stewart Boyles, 89, went home to be with our Lord and Savior and her loving husband on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family and friends.
She was born on July 28, 1931 to the late Lee Ernest Stewart and Vallie Mae Gunter Stewart. Betty Lou was a member of Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church. Betty Lou took pride in caring for her family and working on the family farm. She loved sweets, always found the best in everyone, and was never afraid to tell you what she thought. Betty Lou was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her sons, Alan Dale Boyles (Loretta), and Ricky Dean Boyles; five grandchildren: Zachary (Misty), Amanda (Travis), Molly (Bobby), Christy (Rudger), and Heather (Tyler); ten great grandchildren; two nieces, a nephew, and sister-in-law.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Ellis Boyles; her brother, Lee Ernest Stewart, Jr.; her sister, Linda Springs; and brother and sister-in-law Max and Avolene Boyles.
A special thanks to her caregivers: Madeline, Whitney, Traci, and Joddie.
Mrs. Boyles will lie in state from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM prior to the funeral service on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, 1024 Volunteer Rd. King, NC.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church, with Dr. Evelyn Lemons officiating. The family will receive friends and loved ones following the service. Interment will take place at Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chestnut Grove United Methodist Church General Fund or to Mountain Valley Hospice.
Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Betty Lou Stewart Boyles. Online condolences may be offered at www.slatefh.com.
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