The Valdosta Daily Times
Connie Boyette, 88, of Lakeland,GA passed away Friday, November 16, 2012 after a lengthy illness. She was born August 29, 1924 to the late Lamar and Erette (Whittington) Bond in Perkinston, MS. She loved to cook, travel and visit with family. She was a devoted Christian, faithful servant and active member of the First Baptist Church in Ray City. Mrs. Boyette served as the Choir Director for many years. Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her Husband of 64 years, Hansel L. Boyette; Son, Gary Boyette; Granddaughter, Stephanie Boyette; Great Grandaughter, Kennedy Boyette; Sister, Angie Hickman; Brother, Gordon Bond; Sister, Bonnie Lee Bond and Sister, Alga Ree Bond.
Survivors include: Sons and Daughter-in-laws, Jeff Boyette and Pam Bullard, Signal Mountain, TN, Tim and Laura Boyette, Lakeland, GA, Tony and Cathy Boyette, King, NC, Steve and Jeannie Boyette, Watkinsville, GA;
Grandchildren- Eric Boyette (Victoria), Jessica Kimball (Matthew), Matthew Boyette (Stephanie), Alysha Wiesendanger (Jonathan), Melissa Earp (Jeffrey), Craig Boyette (Nicole), Erin Boyette and Rebecca Boyette
Great Grandchildren- Jayla Boyette, Mikaila Jackson, Taylor Hall, Kyleigh Boyette, Reagan Boyette, Silas Boyette, and Asher Lincoln Boyette; Sister, Odell Stephens, Wiggins, MS; Sister and Brother-in-law, Wyvena & Brent Hatten, Wiggins, MS; Brother and Sister-in-Law, Warren & Ruth Bond, Big Level, MS; Brother and Sister-in-Law, Wynon & Blondell Bond, Waycross, GA; Brother and Sister-in-Law, Derlin & Pat Bond, Perkinston, MS; A number of nieces and nephews .
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 19, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. in the Ray City First Baptist Church with burial to follow at the Beaver Dam Cemetery. The Family will receive friends from 3:00 to 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home Sunday, November 18, 2012. Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or Ray City First Baptist Church Att. Music Ministry, 457 Pauline Ave. Ray City, GA 31645. Sympathy may be expressed online at www.musicfuneralservices.com . — Music Funeral services of Lakeland.