ADRIAN- Helen R. Boyd, age 92, of Adrian, formerly of Manitou Beach, died March 9, 2019, at Brookdale.
She was born December 1, 1926, in Sand Creek to James H. and Helen (Griswold) Jacklin. She graduated from New Hudson High School. On February 7, 1947, she married Otis J. Boyd. He preceded her in death on January 12, 2006. She had been employed by American Chain and Cable for 25 years, retiring in 1980. She was a member of the Rollin Center United Methodist Church. She loved to sew and quilt. She and her husband owned their own plane and enjoyed flying. She was a member of the Archery Club of Lenawee County.
Helen is survived by her daughter-in-law, Kathy Boyd of Manitou Beach; a brother, James Jacklin of Jackson, FL; and a granddaughter, Amanda Ruth (Daniel) Ebbutt. In addition to her husband, Otis, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Wesley Boyd; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Jacklin.
Memorial service for Helen will be held on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the Rollin Center United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert Dister officiating. Burial will be in Palmyra Cemetery at 3:00 p.m.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rollin Center United Methodist Church or Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Rollin Center United Methodist Church.