Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 13, 2014

Gladys B. Boyd

Mrs. Gladys B. Boyd, 87, of Mildred went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at Navarro Regional Hospital in Corsicana.

She was born on Dec. 3, 1926, in Corsicana, to Ed Thomas and Hazel Ilene Wilson.

She was a dedicated Christian who was a life-long member of Wesley United Methodist Church. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star for 58 years. At one point she served as the Deputy Grand Matron. She worked for the local Chase Bank for over 25 years before retiring. For the last few years she has been enthusiastically involved in the programs at the Corsicana Senior Citizen Center.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Philip Dunn, Dennis Donoho, and Harmon Boyd; parents, Ed Thomas and Hazel Ilene Wilson; brothers, Thomas Ed “Bud” Wilson, Clyde Wilson, M.L. “Sonny” Wilson, Lendon Wilson, and Jim Wilson; sisters, Edna Earl Johnston, and Barbara Hatley.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister to daughters, Linda Tate and husband Harold, and Phyliss Jones and husband David of Corsicana; son, Tracy Donoho and wife Shelby of Mildred; step-son, Dennis Donoho and wife Kay of Mildred; her 10 grandchildren, Andi Tate of Bryan, Katie Crocker and husband Robby, Candi Dill, Ashley Mullican, Hayden Jones and fiancé Taylor Skinner, and Johnston Jones of Corsicana, Payton Wilson, Corbin Donoho, Chris Donoho and fiancé Amanda Gibson and Dawn Jock and husband Tracy of Mildred; her seven great grandchildren, Lendon Tate Crocker, Lane Morris, Kendal Dill and Maddux Dill of Corsicana, Daniel Donoho, Leighton Jock and Chloe Jock of Mildred; sister, Fay Donaho of Corsicana; sisters-in-law, Betty Wilson, Linda Wilson and Frances Wright of Corsicana, Faye Wilson of Livingston and Martha Nell Junge of Porter; she leaves behind many much loved nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at Wesley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Kevin Diggs officiating. Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Adam McMullen, Brody Clay, Chris Donoho, Chuck Warrington, David Johnston and Tommy Johnston.

Honorary pallbearers are Graham Dickson, Neal Crawford, Ricky Wilson, Larry Wilson, Eddie Wilson and Bob Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 N. Beaton Street, Corsicana, Texas 75110.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Gladys B. Boyd obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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