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Carolee Elizabeth Boyd, 51
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Mrs. Carolee Elizabeth Boyd, 51, of McMinnville died Sunday, May 30, at her residence. 

She was born Dec. 12, 1969 in McMinnville, was a homemaker, attended Liberty Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and loved being a granny. Mrs. Boyd was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother Elizabeth Newby Chastain, paternal grandparents Vernon and Bessie Passons, aunt Varina Lance, and great aunt and great uncle Laura and Bing Parker.

Carolee is survived by her husband of nine years Craig Boyd, mother Carolyn (Wade) Bassett, father Jimmy (Coleen) Passons, children Ashlee Noell (Matt) Brown, Laura-Lyn (Preston) Moore, Jamie (Brooks) Crutchfield, Cassie (Matt) Hall, Ethan (Brooke) Boyd, Nick (Brittany) Boyd, Brandon (Becca) Boyd, and C.J. Boyd, sister Shelia (Mitch) Bassett, brother Tony (Mary) Bassett, 18 grandchildren Hunter, Lakelyn, Braxton, Matti Grace, Elijah, Christopher, Ronan, Acelyn, Isabella, Brooks “B.B.” Briar, Breeze, Amara, Kaden, Sophia, Charley, Autumn, and Brandon Jr., aunt Francis Passons Hobbs, father-in-law and mother-in-law Charlie and Patty Boyd, and her special friends Stacy Moore and Lacricia Marten with gracious thanks for their care.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Liberty Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 2, 2021