Ms. Carolyn Boyd Robertson, age 93, died peacefully on Sunday, September 27, 2020, with family by her side. Carolyn was born April 3, 1927 in Greenville, Florida. In high school she played guard in basketball for four years. She lived in Thomasville, Georgia over 60 years and worked for the Georgia State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation until retirement at age 62. She was a longtime member of Dawson Street Baptist Church in Thomasville where she made many lifelong friendships. She moved to Savannah, Georgia in 2011 to be close to her son’s family.
She is preceded in death by her first husband, George Randall Boyd; two daughters, Carol Diane Boyd and Deborah Boyd Hicks; two grandsons, Robert R. Hicks and Justin R. Riley; and second husband, Sammie Robertson.
Surviving are her son, Gary R. Boyd and wife Crystal; granddaughter, Kelly Riley Dantis and husband Avant; three grandsons, Rand Boyd and wife Jenn, William Boyd and wife Megan, and Luke Boyd; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 30, from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.
A graveside funeral service and burial will be held Thursday, October 1 at 2:00 pm at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Thomasville.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Savannah Social Apostolate, 502 Liberty Street, Savannah, GA, 31401.
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, of Savannah is in charge of arrangements in Savannah, and Allen & Allen Funeral Home of Thomasville is in charge of arrangements in Thomasville.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- 5:00-7:00 pm on Wed, September 30, 2020
- Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (map)
Savannah GA 31406
- Graveside Service
- 2:00 pm on Thu, October 01, 2020
- Laurel Hill Cemetery