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Sophia Obrien Boyd

Sophia Obrien Boyd, 80, of Stem passed away Friday, August 26, 2022 at her home surrounded by her children.

Sophia was born in Person County on June 2, 1942 to the late Linwood Lee Obrien an Annie Grace Fuller Obrien. She was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a homemaker. Sophia was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law and sister. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

A private service will be held at a later date.

Sophia is survived by four children, Carolyn Boyd, Sherwood Boyd (Lisa) Tammy Williams and Stacey Peace (T.K.); seven grandchildren, Wesley, Chasity, Chad, Aaron, Amber, Trey and Nolan; seven great-grandchildren, Collin, Megan, Ariel, Emmy, Alistair, Aurelio and Atticus and two sisters, Earlean West and Lorene Elliott. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Boyd; a daughter, Christy Boyd; four siblings, Doris Oakley, Mable Bowling, Shelby Tingen and Harold Obrien and a son-in-law, James “Jamie” Williams.

Donations may be made in Sopia’s name to Trinity United Methodist Church, 6543 Goshen Rd., Oxford, NC 27565.


  • Collin Posted August 29, 2022 11:39 pm

    We love you nana you will be miss and we know u are watching over us

  • Kenneth Posted August 29, 2022 11:53 pm

    Praying for the family

  • Sandra Mitchell Posted August 30, 2022 5:50 pm

    My deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the Boyd family. May you find strength and comfort in God during this difficult time.Praying for you all.

  • Tammy Estes Bullock Posted August 31, 2022 12:30 pm

    Such a sweet lady I used to work with Sophia & her husband Bob

  • Donna Jackson Posted September 5, 2022 7:55 pm

    Sherwood, I am so sorry about your mom. Your family will be in our prayers.

  • Cassandra Champion Posted September 6, 2022 12:43 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss… You are in my prayers!!

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