Funeral Services for Mary Boykin Deskin, age 85 of Butler, will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 2 P.M. from the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Rev. Franklin McLelland officiating. Burial will follow in the Camp Springs Cemetery at Scott Mt., Alabama. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Ms. Deskin passed away on Sunday, June 6th at Crown Health of Eufaula, Alabama.
She was a retired bookkeeper for the Western Auto in Butler, Alabama.
Ms. Deskin is survived by her daughter Poncelle Mays (Mike) of Eufaula, Alabama; sons James M. Deskin (Debra) of Butler; Randy Deskin of Butler; seven grandchildren: Amanda Mays of Eufaula, AL; Jason Mays (Denise) of Eufaula, AL; Amy Mcginty (Chad) of Columbia, SC; David Deskin of Butler; Lee Deskin (Laura) of Gardendale, AL; Heath Kilcrease (Amy) of McGehee, AR; Galen Kilcrease (Kia) of Hot Springs, AR; 14 Great Grandchildren; sisters Flossie Ivy (R.W.) of Baton Rouge, LA; Flora Pearl Modica (Jack) of Tallahassee, FL; Rachael Carpenter of Richmond, VA; Opeal Black (Hubert) of Mobile, AL; brother Roy Boykin of Butler.
She was preceded in death by her parents Samuel J. & Alabama Cummings Boykin; husband George Redding Deskin, Jr.; brothers Slater, S.J. and Frank Boykin; brother in law Roger Carpenter.
Pallbearers: David Deskin, Jason Mays, Chad Mcginty, Daniel Boykin, Russell Boykin, Jerry Thompson.
Bumper Funeral Home of Butler, Alabama will be in charge of arrangements.