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Funeral Service

2:30 pm
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Church
5055 Wallings Rd.
Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States

Final Resting Place

Northampton Cemetery
Bath Rd.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States

Obituary of Gloria Elizabeth Boyd

 Gloria Elizabeth Boyd, 68 passed away Monday, September 17, 2018 at Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood.

 She was born in Cleveland and was a member of Cuyahoga Valley Christian Church in Broadview Heights where she was an active church and choir member.  Mrs. Boyd was a Registered Nurse retiring from University Hospital. She then worked for the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority. She was a member of the Black Nurses Association, did self-help teaching for the Lupus Foundation and worked for the Suicide Prevention Hotline.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, James; father, Eddie Smith; and grandmother, Elizabeth Flint. She is survived by her children, Walter R., D. Lovell (Asia) and Shawn Boyd and Lauren Smith, niece/daughter; mother, Dorothy (Austin) Smith; daughter-in-law, Lashawnda Rodgers; siblings, Ronald (Lorretta), Phillip A. (Gwen), Linda M. and Brian K. (Gloriane) Smith; grandchildren, Joel Holloway-Boyd, Adonis, Phoebe and Miles Boyd and Donnel and Eden Brooks; and great-grandchildren, Thomas Boyd and Johlon and Jordan Elizabeth Holloway-Boyd.

 Funeral service will be held Saturday, 2:30 p.m. at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Church, 5055 E. Wallings Rd. Broadview Heights, Ohio 44147 where the family will receive friends from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Pastor Jeff Ziolkowski officiating. Interment at Northampton Cemetery in Cuyahoga Falls on Monday at 10 a.m. (McGowan-Reid & Santos Chapel, Cuyahoga Falls)

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