Janet Boyd

Obituary of Janet Boyd

Janet Marie Boyd of Hendersonville, TN, age 50, passed away on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 of natural causes. She was born on May 18th, 1968 in Welch, West Virginia to Howard Boyd Sr. and Evelyn (Baker) Boyd. Janet obtained a Master’s Degree in Theology and was a Payroll & Benefits Manager at the Nashville Rescue Mission. She cared deeply about helping the community and her work began when joining the Zeta Phi Beta sorority in 1991. She later became the West Virginia State Director of Zeta Phi Beta where she was very active in serving her sorority. Janet has always had the biggest heart and lived to help others any way she could. She always lived by Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”

Janet is survived by son, Jaron Boyd; daughter, Juaquaetta Boyd; daughter in law, Jennifer Boyd; 3 grandchildren, Kayley, Ariya, and Adalynn Boyd; mother, Evelyn Boyd; brother, Howard Boyd Jr.; sister, Stephanie Boyd; and niece, Brandi Boyd. Spending time with family meant the world to her.


Sellars Funeral Home

2229 N Mt. Juliet Rd, Mount Juliet, TN 37122


Friday, June 8th @ 5pm - 9pm

Saturday, June 9th @ 10am - 1030am

Sorority Ritual:

Saturday, June 9th @ 10:30am - 11am


Saturday, June 9th @ 11am


Restlawn Memorial Gardens

6605 New Hope Rd, Bluefield, WV 24701


Monday, June 11th @ 2pm


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Janet's daughter. https://www.gofundme.com/5rg93-in-lieu-of-flowers


Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com.