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Geneva Boyd

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[February 19, 2007]  Geneva K. Heinzel Boyd, 87, of Lincoln died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at 11:11 p.m. at her home.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Robert Henderson officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

Burial will be in Zion Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangements are by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

She was born July 19, 1919, in East St. Louis to Carl W. and Cora M. Freeman Mallinson. She married Robert Billy Albert Heinzel in 1936 in Troy, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 1985. She married Orville L. Boyd Sr. on Feb. 8, 1987, in Lincoln, and he preceded her in death on Jan 16, 2000.

She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis J. Shawgo (and Richard E.) Caplinger of Lincoln and Virginia Raye Heinzel of Lincoln; two brothers, Freeman Mallinson of Colorado and Eldon Mallinson of Lincoln; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ray and James Mallinson.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Lincoln.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church or Hospice Care of Illinois.

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