February 4, 2013
Garnet Blevins Boyd, 57
Garnet Louise Blevins Boyd, 57, of Portsmouth died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at SOMC Hospice Center. She was born May 13, 1955, in Ashland, Ky., a daughter of the late Forrest and Ruth Williams Blevins. She was a former clerk at Southern Ohio Medical Center and a member of New Beginnings Church of God. Garnet is survived by her husband, Kelvin Boyd; three sisters, Janet Mollett and Donna Pinkerton both of Franklin Furnace and Joyce Koster of Kitts Hill; five brothers, Forrest Blevins of New Boston, Walter Blevins and Richard Blevins both of Franklin Furnace, Burt Blevins of Eden Park and Clifford Blevins of Greenup, Ky.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ivan Lewis Blevins. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME IN NEW BOSTON with Pastor Samuel Salyer and Bishop Jim Lens officiating. Interment will follow at Haverhill cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday 10 to 11 a.m. at D.W. Swick in New Boston. Condolences to dwswickfuneralhome.com.