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Elizabeth Ann (Kelly) Boykin

January 27, 1949 ~ August 20, 2017 (age 68)

Elizabeth Ann Boykin, 68, of Zanesville, died at 5:10 A.M. on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Genesis Hospital, Zanesville, OH.  She was born January 27, 1949 in Athens, OH a daughter of the late Emmett and Pauline Foreman Kelly.  Elizabeth was a bus driver for 8 years for Franklin School District and later Starlight Industries for 2 years.  She was a member of the Eagles and a life time member of the American Legion and VFW.  Most of all Elizabeth was full time grandmother.

Surviving are her significant other, Jimmy Rhoades; a daughter, Tawnya (Michael) Wilson of New Concord; two grandchildren, Malia and Isabella Wilson; two step grandchildren, Corey and Cameron Wilson; siblings, Jerry (Susie) Cunion, Connie Rush, Dianna Forsythe, Tammy (Matt) Yinger, Tina Clarke, Randy Kelly and Teresa (Emmett) Conyers; nieces and nephews, Devaun Forsythe, Mark, Tessa and Shala Clarke, Daniel Yinger, Reagan, Ennis and Abner.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnnie R. Boykin on May 25, 2009.

A Cremation-With-Care has taken place.  Memorial service will be held at a later date. BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE is entrusted with all arrangements.

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