Virginia Lee Boyd

Virginia Lee Boyd

Virginia Lee Boyd, 90, of Anna, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Union County Hospital in Anna.  

She was born on July 18, 1928, in Anna, the daughter of Lawrence A. and Mae Pitts Boyer. 

She married Ernest Leon Boyd on Oct. 5, 1945, in Anna. He preceded her in death on May 5, 2014.

She is survived by her daughters, Karen Hight and Beverly Boyd, both of Anna; three grandchildren, Kimberly (Todd) Hawk, Kenny (Lacey) Hight and Kendra (Rodney) Seip; seven great-grandchildren, Gabrielle, Ashton and Jacob Hawk, Kaetlyn and Keira Hight, Dalton and Payton Seip; one sister-in-law, Joyce Boyer of Cape Girardeau; other relatives and many friends.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ernest Leon Boyd; a son-in-law, Ken Hight; and two brothers, Kenneth Boyer and Lawrence Boyer.

She was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Anna for many years. She was an amazing cook and very family oriented, enjoying spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Pastor Todd Hawk officiating. Interment was in the Anna City Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Church of Anna.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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