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