Theresa Ann Boyd

Funeral service for Theresa Ann Boyd, 61, Lawrence, will be 11 am, Saturday, December 2, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She died Tuesday, November 28, at her home. She was born September 1, 1956 in Kingsport, Tennessee the daughter of William R. and Elsie Simpson Conant.

Theresa was a Air Forces veteran serving over 21 years. She was with the 1st Tactical Air Command in Langley, VA and the 190th Air Refueling Wing during Desert Shield. She worked for King Radio which later became Honeywell for 34 years until she became ill.

She was a founding member of the National Women’s VFW and she was the chaplain in Topeka for several years.

She married William A. Boyd on Feb. 20, 1977 in, Gate City, Virginia. He survives of the home. Other survivors include sons, Frank (Becky Shepard) Boyd, Jeremie (Amanda) Boyd, Melissa (David Jr) Jones, Brothers Mark and Kenneth Conant, and 13 grandchildren.

The family will receive friends before the funeral from 10 am, until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.

Messages & Condolences

From Ryan and Adele Bisel...

Frank, Becky, and Bill,
We are so sorry for your loss. Theresa was a caring and fun woman who loved the Lord. She raised an incredible son and lived a life of consistency and hard work. We will always be family.
Love, Ryan and Adele Bisel

From Eric LeRoux...

Bill and family
Our prayers are with you all we are sorry to hear of the passing of Theresa

From MIKE AND ROSEMARY HADL...

Dear Bill and Family, my thoughts and prayers our with you all…May she rest in peace…Mike Hadl…

From Dee Bisel...

Dear Bill and Frank,
So sorry for your loss. Theresa was a wonderful person and I know she loved you all so much. Take time to grieve and spend time reflecting on the fun times. Praying for comfort and peace.

From David Holroyd...

Bill should know that the McDonald’s crowd admired him for his dedication to getting Theresa out to enjoy her frequent outings and Celeste was correct. Theresa always had a smile for everyone despite how she was feeling. She is now at rest!

From KAREN ERSKIN...

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Theresa was a quiet and sweet person. I worked with your mom at Honeywell and our children went to school together at Grant. May your memories pull you through and keep her in your hearts.

From Marge Holladay Hoffman...

I am so very sorry to hear of Theresa’s passing. I worked with her for many many years at King Radio and all the other names over the years. She was a very sweet and kind person. I know she will be missing by all. Thank you Therese for years of service.

From Donna Ketchum...

I was so saddened this morning when I saw Theresa’s obituary. I worked with Theresa at Honeywell until my retirement last year and was blessed to know her. Theresa was a kind person who was so pleasant to be around. I am very sorry for her loss and my thoughts and prayers are with her husband and family member.

From Celeste Trepinski...

Loved seeing you smile while we had coffee together often at McDonalds and your joy with Kodi. Will miss your snappy and funny comments. Love to all your family

From Steven L. George...

We are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

From Uncle Bruce & Aunt Shirley Unfred...

Grieve a while for Sissy, you must then let your grief be comforted by trust that she has gone to a better place and you’re blessed by the memories that lie within your heart. Listen with your heart and you will hear her love around you soft and clear.

From Joyce...

Sorry for losing Teresa she was a beautiful person with a caring loving husband and children should get full military she was so ed to parade I asked someone too tape if it they wood anyone and my god someone did cause not able too go in wheelchair and just got out
hospital . her husband could tell she was under the weather that weekend then by luck she was out before Nov 11 but not good be out. Doors.so why I asked if anyone whom that was too tape in on poilice scanner but some did I showed her she was tickled too see it sure was and she serviced. She say she’d go in heart beat if called bless her great caring couple

From Rebecca Jewell Casey...

Bill,
Our prayers are with you and the rest of the family. Theresa fought a long battle but you provided love and care through out the years. With our love, Aunt Mattie and Rebecca

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