Mary John McNeill Boyce, age 92, of Cameron, NC, passed away on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Accordius Health in Aberdeen after a lengthy period of declining health.
She was born in Guilford County on April 28, 1928 to the late Tommy McNeill and Mary Gertrude McLeod McNeill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Futrell; son, Billy Dan Collins; brothers, James McNeill and Raymond McNeill; sisters, Helen Smith and Betty Whitley and grandson, Anthony Petree. Mrs. Boyce worked many years at Koury Company.
Mrs. Boyce is survived by son, Les Collins and wife, Kathy of Sanford; daughters, Libby Ann Petree of Cameron and Delores Holder and husband, Lebert of Lillington; sisters, Doris McLean of Thomasville, Margaret Raby of Wilmington and Delma Bartlett of Nevada; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Countryside Presbyterian Church Cemetery with Rev. Dave Kinney officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of Les and Kathy Collins, 439 Oakleaf Road, Sanford, NC.
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