Kimberly Boykin

Hamilton County

Kimberly Nicole Henderson Boykin, 44, of Chattanooga went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.Kim was born to the parents of Lewis and Delores Henderson and was the apple of their eye. She received Christ at an early age and later united with New Hope M. B. Church where she served faithfully until illness prevented her.Kim was a 1987 graduate of Brainerd High School, and attended classes at Chattanooga State. She was employed at Cigna prior to her illness, and was passionately involved with the Woodmore-Hall Youth Assoc. where she served as vice president.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, JB and Lydia Henderson, Ezell Sales, Lettie Campbell; uncle, Clyde Henderson and aunt, Shirley Thomas.She leaves to cherish her memories a son, Antwone Boykin, of Chattanooga; parents, Lewis (Dee Dee), and Delores Henderson, of Chattanooga; brothers SMSgt. (Ret) Terence (Audrey) Henderson, of Montgomery, Ala.; Cedric Henderson, of Chattanooga, TN.; SGM Kevin Henderson, Ft. Hood, Texas; uncle, Dana (Janice)Waite, of Baltimore, Md.; special devoted family, Sherena Graham, Connie Smyer, Karan Prater, Lanita Derrick, Mary Jackson, Lisa Jones, Pam Johnson, Keisha Sales, Chandra Greer and Gloria Boozer; and a host of cousins other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Memorial Hospitals Hematology, Oncology and Radiation; 400 East; Dr. Stipanov and Dr. Kimsey.Funeral services will be held 12:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at New Hope M.B. Church with Rev. Wayne Johnson eulogist, and Dr. Terence L. Mayes, officiating.Interment Lakewood Memorial Garden, East.The body will lie in state after noon today, with the family receiving friends from 6-7 p.m. in the chapel of John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995.

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