Sylvia Jean Boyd, age 68, of Mountain City, TN, passed away at Watauga Medical Center, Boone, NC, March 21, 2012. She was a native of Johnson County, a daughter of the late Adam Arney. She worked as an assistant for the Johnson County School System for approximately 20 years. She was a member of Victory Cowboy Church, Mountain City, TN. Her hobbies were art and reading.

Sylvia Jean Boyd is survived by her mother Ruth Arney, Mountain City; two sons, Thomas Boyd and wife Rebekah and Kenneth Boyd and wife Rose, both of Mountain City; two sisters, Mona Barlow of Mountain City, Nancy Sullins of Abingdon VA; two brothers; Bing Arney of Victorsville, CA, Gary Arney of Phoenix, AZ; one granddaughter, Kohana Boyd; several nieces, nephews.

Funeral service for Sylvia Jean Boyd wsa conducted at 7:00 P.M. Friday, March 23, 2012, from the Heroes Chapel of the Johnson County Funeral Home with Rev. Steven Spencer officiating,

Graveside service and interment was Saturday March 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM from the Brown Cemetery in Mill Creek Community.

The family received friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P. M. Friday prior to the service.

The Johnson County Funeral Home is serving the Boyd family.

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