RANGER – Helen Boykin, 65, passed away Thursday October 8 in Abilene. Services will be Saturday October 17, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at the Second Baptist Church in Ranger with burial in Battle Creek Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Ranger. There is no set visitation.
Helen Rosetta Boykin was born March 23, 1944 in Breckenridge, Texas to Authur Lee and Maggie Florence (Compton) Fite. She graduated from Breckenridge High School. She worked as a caretaker at Northview Development Center as well as Eastland Manor Nursing Home. She lived in Ranger and was a member of the Second Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by a son, Charles Boykin.
She is survived by her children, Patricia McCoy, Mary Lee Ginter, John Boykin, Angela Loggins, Tony Boykin and Jimmy Boykin, two brothers, C.W. Fite and John Fite, one sister, Doris, and 11 grandchildren.