Almena Miles Boykin


Almena Miles Boykin was born September 29, 1916 in Lugoff, a daughter of John V. Miles and Marie Hood Miles.


On January 4, 1948, Mrs. Almena Boykin was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of John V. Miles.


On September 16, 1962, Mrs. Herbert Boykin was listed in the news paper article “Dollarwords Falls With a Bang.”


On August 14, 1968, Mrs. Almena Boykin was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Sarah Miles Cameron.


On September 28, 1978, Almena Miles Boykin was listed as the living mother in the obituary of her son, Warren C. Boykin.


LUGOFF – Funeral service for Almena Miles Boykin, 90, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at St. John United Methodist Church with burial in St. Paul/Miles Family Cemetery. Rev. Gerald Lord will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. John’s United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Boykin, wife of the late Herbert F. Boykin, died Sunday, March 18, 2007. Born in Lugoff, she was a daughter of the late John V. Miles and Marie Hood Miles. She was one of the oldest living members of St. John’s United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Bessie Parker Sunday School Class. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and loved her family.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Jerry F. and Lois A. Boykin of Lexington, and Claude H. and Debra Boykin of Lugoff; grandchildren, Bryan E. Branham, Katrina Branham Hall, Kevin W. Branham, Laurel A. Boykin, Renee E. Boykin, Jennifer B. Boykin, Ami B. Teague, C. Herbie Boykin, Jr., Robert L. Boykin; great-grandchildren, Bryana N. Branham, Bryan E. Branham II, Caleb E. Branham E. Colin Teague, Austin L. Teague, B. Chase Teague, Sarah R. Boykin, Darren A. Boykin, Zacharie Boykin, Halley Boykin, Bryson D. Burgess, and Gavin T. Boykin; and a great-great-granddaughter, Brinley L. Branham.

She was predeceased by daughter, Marie E. Branham; son, Warren C. Boykin; granddaughters, Alecia M. Branham and Julie C. Boykin, five brothers, and seven sisters.

March 20, 2007  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 9
Located in Saint Paul’s Church Cemetery
Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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