Elmer Boyett

Published 8:33 pm Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Jan. 31, 1931 –

Nov. 13, 2011

Services for Mr. Elmer Boyett, 80, will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at Calvary Baptist Church in Bainbridge. The Rev. Steve Poppell and the Rev. Brian Hatchett will officiate. Donald Boyett, Earl Boyett, Tommy Hughes, Greg Bates, Beau Boyett, Seth Boyett, Greg Powell, and Bobby Boyett will serve as pallbearers. The Loyal Soldiers Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers. Interment will be held in Butler Cemetery in Grady County, Ga.

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The family will receive friends at the church one hour before the service, beginning at 1 p.m.

Elmer Carlton Boyett was born Jan. 31, 1931, in Decatur County, to Leondies Washington and Varna Johnson Boyett. He passed away Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at his home in Climax. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Decatur County Road Department. Elmer was an avid Florida State University Football fan.

He is survived by his sons, Carlton Boyett of Nashville, Ga., and Darryl Boyett and wife, Erin, of Climax; grandchildren, Kristi Lamarca of Tifton, Ga., Kevin Boyett of South Carolina, Beau Boyett of Bainbridge, and Seth Boyett of Macon, Ga.; a great-grandchild, Abigail Boyett of Bainbridge; sisters, Flora Nell Hughes of Climax and Linnie Martin of Bainbridge; six nephews and three nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cox-Ware Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.