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Dorotha Dean Boyce

May 12, 1932 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 88)

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Dorotha Dean (Byrd) Boyce, 88 of Comanche, TX passed away on October 20, 2020 in Comanche.

Visitation is scheduled from 9:00am to 10:00 with service beginning at 10:00am on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Faith Community Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Shelton officiating.  Burial will immediately follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Dorotha was born to Lillian Alice (Bohannan) Byrd and Delbert Ernest Byrd on May 12, 1932 in Martinez, CA.  She was an only child and was educated in the Martinez School District.

On July 30, 1951 Dorotha married Fred H. Boyce in Martinez.  Dorotha was a very devoted wife and caring mother.  She was a lifetime faithful follower of Jesus Christ and most her interests evolved around her church and members.  She was an accomplished seamstress and loved to read, loved flowers and gardening.

Dorotha is preceded in death by her husband Fred H. Boyce, mother, father and infant daughter, Deborah Anne.

Dorotha leaves behind her children Cheryl Lynn Schulte & husband Donnie of Antioch, CA, Brenda Dean Spinks, Leslie Spinks of Odessa, TX, Fred H. Boyce and late wife Loisle Ann of Dublin, TX, Lanida S. (Nina) Ochs and husband Robert G. Ochs of Hoisington, KS.  Dorotha loved her grandchildren Shane Modlering, Kevin Modlering and Danielle Rolla all in California, Jonah Phillips and Nathan Spinks of Odessa, Alan Bennett, Timothy Lynn Bennett, Kathy Ann Bennett all of Comanche, TX, Cody Ochs and Zane Ochs of Wichita, KS and many great grandchildren.

Pall bears will be Jonah Spinks, Nathan Spinks, Tim Bennett, Rodney Craddock, Karter Bennett, and Earl Daly.

Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s or Faith Community Baptist Church.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Davis, Western Hills Nursing Facility and The Comanche Hospice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.  To sign the guestbook, please go to www.sunsetodessa.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dorotha Dean Boyce, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Monday
October 26, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Faith Community Church
9902 W. University Blvd.
Odessa, TX 79764

Funeral Service
Monday
October 26, 2020

10:00 AM
Faith Community Church
9902 W. University Blvd.
Odessa, TX 79764

Interment following funeral service
Monday
October 26, 2020

Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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