Frances Nelson Boykin, the daughter of the late Charles Buxton Nelson and Mamie Sue Horton, passed away Monday July 25, 2016 at the age of 90.

Frances Nelson Boykin, the daughter of the late Charles Buxton Nelson and Mamie Sue Horton, passed away Monday July 25, 2016 at the age of 90. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 on Thursday at Whitley Memorial United Methodist Church with Rev. Bill Spencer officiating, Interment will follow at Knollwood Memorial Park.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia “Pat” Sasser of Wilsons Mills; son, William A. Boykin and his wife Teresa of Havelock; brothers, William C. Nelson of Etown, KY, Floyd Nelson of Rich Square and Gene Nelson of Roanoke Rapids; grandchildren, Joey Sasser and wife Ashby of Clayton and Becky Antrobus and husband Jeff of Smithfield; great grandchildren, Cameron Sasser, Caleb Sasser and Abigail Antrobus.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Janie Sumner and Margaret Harrell.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 7-9 pm at McLaurin Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Whitley Memorial United Methodist Church, 300 Wilson Mills Rd., Smithfield, NC 27577.

Online condolences may be made to the Boykin family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.

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