Ruth Boyd

Ruth Anne Boyd

Monday, October 27th, 1941 - Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Ruth Anne Boyd, age 78, of Battle Creek, died peacefully Saturday morning, February 29, 2020.

She was born October 27, 1941, in Takoma Park, Maryland, one of four daughters of Dale and Linnaea Perkins.

Ruth will be greatly missed by family and friends. She is survived by two sons, Steve Messecar of Battle Creek and Glenn Messecar of Arizona; two grandsons, Andrew Messecar, currently serving with the Peace Corps in Africa, and Christopher (wife, Hayley) Messecar of Battle Creek; three sisters, Karen Mitchell of Elkhart, Gail (husband, John) Lawrence of Battle Creek, Eva Cloud of Elkhart; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one husband, Lewis Boyd.

Family and friends will gather on a date and at a time to be announced in Battle Creek Tabernacle, 264 Michigan Avenue West, Battle Creek, Michigan 49037.

Mrs. Boyd’s remains will be laid to rest beside those of her late husband, Lewis Boyd, in Oak Hill Cemetery in Battle Creek.

The family prefers contributions in memory of Ruth be made to Worthy Student Fund at Battle Creek Academy,480 Parkway Drive, Battle Creek, Michigan 49037.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis. Please share a memory or a message online.
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