Thursday, May 23, 2024

Evander Warren Boyce(2 April 1866- 17 Dec 1944)

Funeral Services For Evander Warren Boyce

Funeral services for Evander Warren Boyce, 78, who died at 5:30 A.M. Sunday at his home in the 11th Civil District near Poplin's Cross Roads, were held Monday at 1:30 P.M., at the Rover Baptist Church by Rev. Crawford Reed and Rev. Bill Gentry. Burial was in Simpson Cemetery at Rover.

Mr. Boyce was the son of William Moody Boyce and Minerva Cook Boyce, both natives of Bedford County. Forty-seven years ago he married Miss Alda Epperson who survives. He was a farmer and had been a member of the Ray's Chapel Methodist Church twenty-two years.

Surviving besides his wife are five children; one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Wright of Chapel Hill; four sons, Clyde and Jno. of Chapel Hill, Forest of Eagleville and Herschel of Rockvale; 24 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; one brother, H. H. Boyce of Unionville.

"Funeral Services for Evander Warren Boyce," The Shelbyville Gazette, Thursday, 21 Dec 1944, p. 3, col. 2; digital image, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 May 2024), IGN 8992189, image 105 of 1103.

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