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Lottie Hite Boyd / February 05, 2018

Lottie Hite Boyd of South Boston died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at the age of 96. She was born in Mecklenburg County on June 3, 1921 the daughter of the late Stephen Bedford Hite and the late Emma Owen Hite and was married to the late Harvey Bruce Boyd. Lottie was a graduate of Clarksville High School and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

Mrs. Boyd is survived by three sons, Marshall Boyd and wife, Tina of Kingsland, Ga., Ray Boyd and wife, Trauti of Halifax and Horace Boyd and wife, Christine of New Rochelle, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a daughter, Janice Moderelli.

A funeral was held Sunday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends Saturday, Feb. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 5204 Bill Tuck Highway, South Boston.

The family requests that memorials be made to Sentara Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston 24592 or Grace Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1058 Buckshoal Rd., Virgilina, VA 24598.

Online condolences may be made at

The arrangements are by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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