Elsie Walters Boyd died April 29, 2013 at her home. She was born to the late Beuford Walters and Myrtis Adams Walters on April 24, 1942 in Lancaster, South Carolina.
Elsie retired after 25 years with the State of North Carolina, 15 of those with the Industrial Commission. Following retirement, she enjoyed working in her flower beds, feeding the many birds that found sanctuary in her backyard and RV camping with her husband Wayne and in-laws Dot and Richard Hicklin. Elsie also loved her Sunday School Class at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, of which she was a member for many years.
Elsie is survived by her husband Wayne Boyd of Cary, her daughter, Trisha, husband Jeff and grandson Logan of Zebulon, her son Mark, wife Tracy and granddaughter Caroline of Wake Forest, beloved mother, Myrtis Walters, brother, Modie Walters and wife, Fran, all of Lancaster, SC; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Greenwood Forest Baptist Church in Cary. The family will receive friends following the service.
The family would like to thank Dr. Hanna Sanoff and her team at UNC Cancer Center and Hospice of Wake County for their exceptional care and support during Elsie's illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wake County or Greenwood Forest Baptist Church.