Mr. Marshall Boyd, age 58, of Murfreesboro died Sunday afternoon November 4, 2018 shortly after arriving at TriStar Centennial Medical Center E.R. in Nashville after suffering a fatal heart attack. He was pronounced deceased at 3:07 p.m.
Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted Saturday afternoon November 10th with Rev. Woodrow W. Harris Jr. delivering the eulogy, Pastor Jesse Peters officiating, Pastor Tyrone Coleman the prayer and Pastors Derrick and Melissa Redmond reading from the Old and New Testaments. Burial followed in Circle Park at Smith County Memorial Gardens.
One of four children born to the late Charles and Marcellus Lee Gholson Boyd, he was born Marshall Edward Boyd in Memphis on February 20, 1960.
Two sisters, Maggie Boyd and Emma Lee Bell preceded him in death.
Also preceding him in death were his in-laws, Thomas and Lucille Gray Bell and a brother-in-law Melvin Bell.
Mr. Boyd attended Hamilton High School in Memphis where he received his General Education Degree.
On March 21, 2009 he was united in marriage to Carthage native, the former Cynthia (Cindy) Bell. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Ron Brown at the St. Luke Baptist Church on Keating Street in Memphis.
Mr. Boyd was supervisor of the delivery program for Family Leisure in Nashville.
He was a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville.
Marshall was a true gentleman with a kind heart and a loving spirit and desired to be a friend to all who knew him.
His journey on this earth may have ended all too soon, but his memory will abide with us forever.
Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Macherie Boyd and husband Willie of Memphis, Toccara Spann and husband Rammon of Hiram, Georgia, Lindsay Anderson and husband Justin of Murfreesboro; brother, Charlie Floyd Boyd of Memphis; ten grandchildren, Cherice Boyd, Myshall Miller, Destinee Reed, Willie Reed III, James Reed, Nevaeh Reed, Laila Spann, Adrian Knox-Majors, Analice Knox-Majors and Julian Knox-Majors sisters-in-law, Linda Bell Harris and husband Rev. Woodrow Harris Jr. and Gloria Bell Dillard all of Antioch; numerous nieces, nephews and covenant friends, Eld. Rod and Sylvia Terrell and Pastors Derick and Melissa Redmond.
SANDERSON of CARTHAGE