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Velma Boyd

March 1, 1923 — December 13, 2022

Velma Boyd

Velma B. Boyd, age 99, passed away December 13, 2022. She was a beloved wife and homemaker who will be missed.

She is survived by her brother-in-law, James Larry Boyd (Phyllis) of Riverside, CA; sister-in-law, Verna St. Amant (Eugene) of Cypress, CA; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William J. Boyd; her parents, Geriald and Camille Bell; two brothers, Arthur Bell and Weldon Bell; six sisters-in-law; and four brothers-in-law.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for visitation on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1120 Myrtle Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, with a Rosary Service at 10:30 AM and Mass at 11:00 AM conducted by Reverend Edward Chiffriller. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Special thanks to the staff at PACE of Baton Rouge and St. Clare Manor, and the various medical personnel who attended her needs with compassion and professionalism.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note for the family at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Velma Boyd, please visit our flower store.

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Public Viewing

Saturday, December 17, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

1150 S 12th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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Mass

Saturday, December 17, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St Francis Xavier Catholic Church

1150 S 12th St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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