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Clara Darden Boyd / August 06, 2019

Clara Darden Boyd of Skipwith, died Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Halifax Regional Hospital, South Boston, Virginia at the age of 53.

She was born on Feb. 19, 1966 to the late Johnny and Clara Darden. She received her education in the Mecklenburg County Public School System was a graduate of Bluestone Senior High. She was baptized and a member of Jeter Chapel Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Jones Employee of South Hill.

Cherishing her precious memories are her two daughters: LaKesia Darden of Skipwith, Virginia, and Analesha Boyd of Chase City, adopted daughter: Lucy Puryear of Chase City, grandson: Langston Shurford of Chase City, brother: Bobby Darden of Clarksville, five sisters: Dora Puryear of Danville, Marie Lyons of Clarksville, Norma Jean Darden of Clarksville, Peggy Jiggets (Horace), Clarksville, and Della Hall(Lamar) of Clarksville, two close friends: Carolyn Engers and Tonjia Gregory both of Skipwith, and a host of nieces , nephews and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents who preceded her death three siblings: Wayne Darden, Eddie Michael Darden and Robert “Moochie” Darden.

A funeral was held Friday, Aug. 3, at Jeters Chapel Baptist Church.

Services were entrusted into Carter‘s Funeral Home.

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