Johnson City- Lorena Morrell Boyd, age 91 passed away Saturday July 9, 2011, at NHC Healthcare Center in Johnson City, Tennessee.
She was proceded in death by her husband, Sollie F. Boyd, her parents, William J. and Myrtle Smith Morrell and two brothers, Hobert Morrell and Paul T. Morrell.
Survivors include a sister, Ruby Lynn Carrier, a brother Dr. William J. Morrell, Jr. and wife Hazel White Morrell, sister-in-law, Doris Nichols, brother in-law, Robert L. "Bob" Smith, all of Bluff City,a sister in-law, Wyona Morrell Truman, Napannee, Indiana, and several nieces and nephews.
Lorena was a lifelong resident of the Hickory Tree Community. She and her husband, Sollie, were very active in the early formation of the Hickory Tree Volunteer Fire Department. She attended Virginia Avenue Baptist Church and later, the Hickory Tree Union Church.
Funeral services will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2011at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home Chapel in Bristol, Tennessee with Rev. Joe Wall officiating. Burial in Crumley Cemetery will be private.
The family will receive friends 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m on Sunday prior to the service.
Those desiring may send memorials or contributions to the Hickory Tree Fire Volunteer Department, 2363 Hickory Tree Rd. Bluff City, TN 38618