Wilcy Mae Boykin

September 10, 1917 ~ May 8, 2023 (age 105) 105 Years Old


Wilcy Mae Boykin, better known to family and friends as "Sis"  made her transition on Monday, May 4, 2023 at Providence Hospital in Mobile, surrounded by loved ones. Sis was a life long resident of Jackson, Alabama and was  married to the late Rev. Clausell Boykin Sr. 

She was preceded in  death by  her husband, the Rev. Clausell Boykin Sr.; her son, Clausell Boykin Jr.; three sisters, Irma Golston, Alice Taylor and  Ilry Wells; brothers, Theodore Fox, Amos Fox, J.D. Fox, Fortune Fox Jr. and Ira Fox.

Her beautiful life will live on as she is survived by her daughter, Mary  Washington  ( Friend  Fred James Washington ) of Mobile , AL daughter Nancy Carden of Crestview, Fla.; son, Ricthard (Sarah) Boykin of Jackson; sister, Ada Rowland of Alma; brother, Elvin Fox of Jackson;  daughter-in-law, Arthurine Boykin of Gosport, AL ; and sisters - in -law, Fannie Mae Fox , and Erselle Fox, god daughter, Kristie Taylor Peoples, and a host of dedicated grand- children, great - grand-children, great-great-grandchildren, great-great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews,relatives, and friends.

 She joined Antioch AME Church at an early age where she served faithfully the entirety of her life and was the church eldest member. Wilcy loved baking and taking care of  people  in the community. She was well known as the maker of the best jelly cake in the world. She was the matriarch of the " Fox - Boykin " family. The phrase " in - laws" was nonexistent to her. She was mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, friend, and neighbor to many who loved, adored, and respected her. God blessed her to be a blessing to everyone that knew her for 105 years


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Public Viewing
May 19, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jackson Memorial Funeral Home
203 E. Ross Street
Jackson, AL 36545

Funeral Service
May 20, 2023

2:00 PM
Antioch A.M.E. Church
12906 Walker Springs Road
Gainestown, Alabama 36540

Interment following funeral service
May 20, 2023

St James AME Church Cemetery
Choctaw Bluff Road
Jackson, AL 36545


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