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Lydie Gay (Frelechoux) Boykin

August 6, 1935 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 84)

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Obituary

Lydie Frelechoux Gay Boykin, 84, of Ft. Mitchell, AL died on Wednesday, February 05, 2020 with her family by her side.

 A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 PM (EST) on Thursday, February 13, 2020 in the Chapel of Vance Brooks Funeral Home, Phenix City, AL with Pastor Derrick Millirons officiating.  Entombment will follow in Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Ms. Boykin was born August 06, 1935 in Paris, France daughter of the late Arthur Frelechoux and Ernestine Launay Frelechoux. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was devoted to her family. Ms. Boykin’s home was the “neighborhood” home during her children’s youth. She loved to garden, cook, quilt and crochet; making special quilts and afghans for family and friends. Her special gifts will continue to be cherished along with her memories.

Ms. Boykin was also preceded in death by her husband, Billy Wyatt Gay and a son, Joseph Gay.

Survivors include her four children, Billy Gay, Smiths Station, AL, John Gay (Lisa), Seale, AL, Teresa Hopper (Bill) Rabun Gap, GA and Angela Albertson (Darren), Ft. Mitchell, AL; seven grandchildren, Johnathan Albertson (Taylor), Michael Hopper, Lori Hopper, Dakota Albertson, Shaina Lewis, Claudia Gay and Melody Gay and seven great-grandchildren, Eli Conner, Wyatt Hopper, Jackson Hopper, Glenn Albertson, Ollie Albertson, Jacob Guy and Novaleigh Bradford; several other family members and friends also survive.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in her memory to the charity of your choice. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 13, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Vance Brooks Funeral Home
3738 Hwy 431 N / 280 S, P.O. Box 1429
Phenix City, AL 36868

Remembrance Service
Thursday
February 13, 2020

2:00 PM
Vance Brooks Funeral Home
3738 Hwy 431 N / 280 S, P.O. Box 1429
Phenix City, AL 36868

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
February 13, 2020

Lakeview Memory Gardens
3800 US HWY 431N
Phenix City, AL 36867

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