Betty Mae Boyd, 79, of Italy passed away Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at Ennis Regional Medical Center. She was born Dec. 22, 1931, in Garrett, Texas, to James and Lottie (Wade) Weaver. Betty married Paul Boyd on Aug. 23, 1949. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Italy.

Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years, Paul Boyd of Italy; five sons, Roy Boyd of Italy, Jack Boyd and wife, Deby of Richardson, Keith Boyd and wife, Ann of Waxahachie, Randy Boyd and wife, Becky of Italy, Ricky Boyd and wife, Monica of Ovilla; two brothers, Donnie Weaver and wife, Virginia of Italy and Olin Weaver and wife, Shelby of Athens; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.  Betty was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Emma Jean Davis, Pearl Powers and Ruth Ellis; two brothers, Bob Weaver and James Lynn Weaver; and one daughter-in-law, Dianne Boyd.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Chapel in Italy.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at First United Methodist Church of Italy with the Rev. Keith Murray officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Blooming Grove.

Pallbearers will be Jon Boyd, Josh Boyd, Blake Boyd, Jeff Boyd, Ryan Boyd, Tyler Boyd and Cody Boyd.

Arrangements by Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.