Betty Jean Reynolds Boyd

Thursday 24th of September 1925 - Sunday 28th of June 2020

Betty Jean Reynolds Boyd



Jul 1, 2020 (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Milward - Southland

391 Southland Dr., Lexington, KY

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Betty Jean Reynolds Boyd, 94, of Lexington, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at Central Baptist Hospice.  She was the widow of the late John P. Boyd.  Betty was born on September 24, 1925 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Asbuel Buckey and Jesse Walden Peel Reynolds.  Betty was a graduate of Henry Clay High School (Class of 1944), a homemaker, and a member of First Christian Church of Audubon Avenue in Lexington.


Besides her husband and parents, Betty was preceded in death by four brothers and seven sisters.


She is survived by three daughters; Diana Meadows (Mike) of Nicholasville, Kentucky, Betty Jo Friskney (Doyle) of Lexington, Kentucky, and Deborah Eberhart Wilkinson (Russ) of Charlotte, North Carolina, ten grandchildren; Robert Michael Meadows Jr., Lori Meadows Eckdahl, Jamie Meadows, Tami Meadows Robinson, Amy Friskney, Susan Friskney Harder, Jessica Friskney Short, Jonathan Eberhart, Jennifer Eberhart and Rachel Wilkinson, sixteen great-grandchildren, six great great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.


Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Milward-Southland (391 Southland Dr., Lexington, Kentucky 40503.)  A private graveside service will take place for the family on Thursday, July 2.


Pallbearers will be Betty’s granddaughters:  Lori Eckdahl, Amy Friskney, Susan Harder, Jessica Short, Jennifer Eberhart and Rachel Wilkinson.  Honorary Pallbearers will be Doyle Friskney and Mike Meadows.


In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations to Hospice of Bluegrass or to First Christian Church.


Guest Book

Phil and Jeanne Goodman


Debbie we extend our love, compassion and sympathy to you and your family in memory of your beautiful mother. We share your sorrow and joy as you celebrate your mother's long life. There is nothing on this earth that can compete with sitting at the right hand of our heavenly father. Love Phil and Jeanne

19 hours ago

David Boyd


Rest In Peace Aunt Betty. You and your family are in our prayers. Dave and Denise Boyd.

1 day ago

Heather Brountas


My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. Sending lots of love your way.

2 days ago

Lydia Guillot


So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you always.

2 days ago

Melba J Payne


So Sorry to hear of your mom's passing, I know you will miss her but she now is in a better place. Take Care!!!

2 days ago