Dorothy J. "Dottie" Boykin


Dorothy J. “Dottie” Boykin, 76, widow of Johnny Theo “J.T.” Boykin Jr., died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Manning.

Born in Odon, Ind., she was a daughter of Cecil Stoner and the late Alma G. Kelsey Stoner. She was a member of Crosswell Baptist Church.

Survivors besides her father and his wife, Jeanette, of Sumter include a son, Frankie (Debbie) Hudson of Sumter; two daughters, Tracy (Dennis) Powell of Sumter and Jodi (Mike) Duke of Manning; six grandchildren, Kelsey (Tracy) Parker, Jamie (Cameron) Wilson, Paige (Thomas) Conant, Kayla Powell, Ty Duke and Dusty Duke; and two great-grandchildren, Chloe Grace Parker and Wyatt Wilson.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles F. Hudson.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Cameron Wilson officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.

Dewey Pritchard, Dusty Duke, Tracy Parker, Thomas Conant, Lee Blackmon and Wayne Turner served as pallbearers.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter handled arrangements.


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