Alex Boyce

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Mr. Alex Royce, 74, of Osceola, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2013, in Osceola. Born June 30, 1938, to the late Ralph Boyce and Essie Mae Boyce, he was a car detailer and a member of New Mt. Pleasant Christian Worship Center.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Lucy Payne; and three brothers, Joe Boyce, Perry Boyce and Alfred Boyce.

Mr. Boyce is survived by his wife, Ruth Boyce of Osceola;

Three daughters, Linda Coleman of West Palm Beach, Fla., Edith Boyce of Osceola and Betty Boyce of Blytheville;

Five sons, James Cypress of Lepanto, Alexander Boyce of Columbus, Ohio, Calvin Boyce and Fred Boyce of Osceola and Dewayne Boyce of Jonesboro;

Two sister, Martha Moore of Little Rock and Alma Harris of West Memphis; and

Twenty grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at New Mt. Pleasant Christian Center in Osceola with Bishop Gregory Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola. The family will receive visitors from noon-2 p.m. Saturday at New Mt. Pleasant Christian Center in Osceola.