Virginia L. Boyd
Virginia L Boyd, 72, of Lawrence, KS passed away Thursday, June 21, 2012, at the Baldwin Health Care & Rehab Center in Baldwin City, KS. A Memorial gathering will be held Monday, June 25th at the Chapel Oaks-Lawrence Funeral Chapel from 6 - 8 pm. Private inurnment will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Virginia "Ginny" Boyd was born March 23, 1940 in Overbrook, KS; the daughter of Melvin & Pauline (Baker) McClelland. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School in 1958.

Ginny worked at Kansas Color Press for many years; and worked for the University of Kansas as a custodial supervisor for 18 years retiring in 2002. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Ginny loved traveling with her husband Dean and she was a fanatical KU Jayhawk Basketball Fan. Ginny loved garage sales and clipping coupons! She always let her grandchildren know that education was highly important and something no-one could ever take away. She was very accepting to everyone and welcomed them into her family with an open heart. She became everyone's Mom. Her son remembers doing everything together both in work and play. Virginia chose to be a mother - her daughter is most grateful to have been chosen. She was the glue that held everyone together. Virginia "Ginny" Boyd is survived by her husband, Daryl Dean Boyd; son, Alan Bignal and wife Linda of Lawrence, KS; daughter Traci Angeles and husband Kent of Lyndon, KS; son Gary Boyd and wife Kathy of Baldwin City, KS; two brothers, Larry McClelland of Leavenworth, KS and Jim McClelland of Ottawa, KS and five grandchildren, Sarah, Andrew, Gentry, Kyle and Jacob. Family suggests contributions to Grace Hospice or the Baldwin Health Care & Rehab Center in lieu of flowers.

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Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Jun. 24, 2012.
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With deepest sympathy to the family during your time of sorrow. Psalms 46:1 says: God is for us a refuge and strength during this difficult time and may God grant you the comfort to endure.
June 26, 2012
No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. My deepest condolences are with you as you grieve.
Mary McClelland
June 26, 2012
Dean and family,
So sorry I was unable to make it to the memorial gathering but am so grateful I was able to spend the past week with Ginny. I will always be thankful for her friendship and will cherish the memories.
Heather Bott
June 25, 2012
Sory for your loss our thouthts and prayer ag with you and you family.
Robert & Bonnie Byers
June 25, 2012
Sorry for your loss, our thoughts are with you and your family, Didn't see Aunt Virgina much in my older years. But do remember all the times when I was younger and dad took us over there. The memories are great.
Debra Schaumburg
June 25, 2012
Dear Dean and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Virginia. She was an awesome woman and friend. I have many many memories of all of us vacationing, playing cards or going for Taco Tuesdays.
May God grant you peace and comfort in your memories.
You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Love, Connie
Connie Bishop
June 24, 2012
My thoughts are with you and your family. Just remember all the good times you had with your mother. She is in a better place now. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
Nancy Unfred Bagwell
June 24, 2012
I'm so sorry for you & the family's loss, Dean. Ginny was a long-time friend and I remember the fun we had playing cards with you two & my folks. I miss that and will miss Ginny. She will be playing cards again with mom & dad & they will welcome her.
Joyce Webb (Givechi)
June 24, 2012
Dear Dean & Family, We offer our heartfelt sympathy about Virginia's last few months of severe illness. The lives of her family & friends will never be the same without her love & kindness. Love Bob & Carolyn Bignall, Topeka, Ks.
June 24, 2012
God's peace and healing and comfort to you, Dean and your family at this sad time. We enjoyed being in the Aqua Fit class with Virginia. She was truly a friend to Angie and myself.
Francene Beall
June 24, 2012
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