Charlene Boyd, 76, left this earth for her heavenly home on February 8, 2013.
Charlene was born on August 24, 1936 in Borger, Texas to Sam and Ocie Scarbrough. At age 7 she moved with her parents to Oklahoma and then to Artesia, NM where she spent the next 27 years. She graduated from Artesia High School in 1954 and took her nursing training at Artesia General Hospital.
She met and married C.T. Boyd in Artesia, NM on October 10, 1954. God blessed this union with three daughters. While living in Artesia she worked as a secretary, office manager and nurse. She was also active in Calvary Baptist Church.
The family moved to Flagstaff, AZ in 1972 where she raised her family and worked in several doctors’ offices.
In 1994, C.T. and Charlene were able to fulfill a lifelong dream of traveling fulltime for the next 6 years until their health prevented. They retired fulltime to Sun City, AZ in 2004.
Charlene is survived by her three daughters; Vicki Wilcox, Cheri (Roger) Burian and Jani (Donald) Phelps all of Flagstaff, AZ. Her pride and joy, her grandchildren, Crystal Burian, Kory (Brittany) Wilcox, Dusty Burian, Kayla Wilcox, Ashlee (Zach) Brinkerhoff and Zack Phelps. She is also survived by her brother, Don Scarbrough of Artesia, NM, his children Scooter Scarbrough and Marcine Renfro of Oklahoma and C.T.’s 4 sisters, a sister-in-law and their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the love of her life C.T. and her son-in-law Dennis Wilcox.
A Memorial Service will be held February 23, 2013 at 10:30 AM at lst Baptist Church 11019 W. Peoria Ave, Sun City, AZ. A Graveside Service for C.T. and Charlene will be held at a later date in Flagstaff, AZ.