Alice Boyd


Alice M. Boyd, 83, of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance.

She was born on December 12, 1930, to Paul and Mary (Moots) Voss in Urbana, Ohio. Alice worked as a machine operator for S&K Handtools in Defiance, retiring on December 21, 1994.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, the local union 1356 at S&K Handtools, enjoyed traveling and her family.

Alice is survived by her daughter, Judith (Joseph) Hensley of Defiance; granddaughters, Julie (Kevin) Lovejoy, Aundrea (Tri III) Brazell and Neva Boyd; grandsons, Andrew Boyd, Larry Boyd, Robbie Boyd and Johnny Boyd; great-granddaughters, Lauren Ellis, Justine Lovejoy, Jaclyn Lovejoy, Kaylee Lovejoy and Arianna Brazell; great-great-grandson, William "Trip" Bowser III.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, John L. Boyd Jr.; and brothers, Robert Huston and James Huston.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 1, 2014, from 10-11 a.m. at Schaffer Funeral Home Inc., Defiance, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Schaffer Funeral Home with Deacon Jeff Mayer officiating. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Hospice of Defiance County. Online condolences can be given at

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