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March 8, 1926 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
DELLA BOYCE, 97, of Wayne, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 20, 2023. She was born March 8, 1926, in Ferguson, W.Va., a daughter of the late Joseph and Cynthia Lycans Napier. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Edward Boyce; former husband and father of her children, Glen Bernard Wallace; two brothers, Ellis Napier and John K. Napier; two sisters, Nora Robinson and Della’s twin, Stella Adkins. Della was retired from Huntington Manufacturing Company and a member of Charity United Baptist Church.
Survivors include her sons, David (Jackie) Wallace of Lenoir, N.C., and Bob (Pamela) Wallace of Spring Hill, Fla.; grandchildren, Cheryl Lynn (Eric) Rapkin of Spring Hill, Mandi Johnson, Julia Wallace, Joshua C. Crump, and Janet Parker; great grandchildren, Arianna Jett Rapkin, Christopher Wallace, Jazlynn Pennington, Michael Parker, Joshua A. Crump, Nicholas Milline, Ayden Johnson, Eli Johnson, and Gavin Johnson; special nieces, Phyllis Queen, Donna Quinn, Jewel Napier, and Krista Capehart, along with many other nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, October 23, 2023, at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Phil Williamson, Mark Napier, and Ed Quinn officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Monday.