Dorothy Jordan Boynton, 83, of Tallahassee / Havana, FL passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee.
The funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Greg Doss officiating. Interment followed at Shelfer Cemetery.
The family received friends from 6 til 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the funeral home. Faith Funeral Home in Havana was in charge of arrangements (850.539.4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Mrs. Boynton was born on April 4, 1930 near Tallahassee, the daughter of the late Alry Gunn Jordan and the late Ettie Gay Jordan. She was a member of Bethel UMC in Tallahassee. She loved the Lord Jesus Christ. She was a true Southern Belle, with a pure heart, who loved all her children. She was known as “Grand-Ma Dot” to her children and grandchildren (her babies). She loved her flowers, especially day lilies which she cultivated with her husband Jack.
Survivors include her two sons, John O. Boynton III (wife Noreen) of Quincy, and James Alry Boynton (wife Marcia) of Havana; two sisters, Alva J. Belser of Milton and Harriet Jordan of Tallahassee; grandchildren, Robert Clay Boynton (wife Malloree) of Tallahassee, Tye O. Boynton (wife Jillian) of Athens, GA, and Jamie M. Boynton and Jeremy M. Boynton, both of Tallahassee; three great-grandchildren; and many other people that loved her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John O. “Jack” Boynton in 1994, brother A.G. Jordan IV, and her grand-daughter, Kelly Renee Boynton.