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“Knew Dian since college. Will miss her!!! Prayers to her family. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff - Kuttawa, KY - friend

“Thinking of you, Alice and Jerry. I remember how Alice kept her hair in perfect ringlets for church when she was little. Susan and I are praying...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Rosalind Hurley Marshall - Benton, KY

“i met Dian at the opening of the pediatric office in Benton, we became close friends, i feel so blessed to have known her, miss her so much..... ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: june wallace hurst - friend

“We send our hearfelt and deepest sympathy to Dian's family. ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Doris White - Spring Grove, PA

“So sorry to hear about Dian.I am so blessed that I knew her & could call her friend.All of you are in my heart & prayers in the days & weeks ahead. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jimmie Sue Mathis - Benton, KY

“My sincere sympathy. I admired Dian very much. Marilyn Creason ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn Creason - Benton, KY

“So So Sorry to here of Ms. Diane's passing. She was such a great friend to my mom (June). Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. She will be...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Barbie Shemwell - friend

“I met Dian when I was a Freshman at Murray State in 1974. I have an older brother but no sisters. I used to call Dian my "Big Sis" and she called...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Donald Brown - Waco, TX - Friend

“So sorry to hear of the passing of my dear classmate Diane. I'm thinking we even went to Miss Nellie's Kindergarten together. My sincere...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Mike Fields - Benton, KY

“So sorry to here this. My thoughts are with all of you. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Leigh Furches - murray, KY

“Di and I reconnect after years of living our lives -- it was so wonderful. We laughed and cried together. She was a wonderful friend -- mother and...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Dara Cope Watson - Hermitage, TN

“To all the family! Diane was a so much fun!! She was an important part of our Century 21 Loretta Jobs "family!" My favorite memories included when...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Rebecca Landolt - friend

“With Deepest sympathy to all the family I am so very sorry for the terrible loss of Diane She was such a sweet person our loss is heavens gain Pam...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Pam Clark Gillihan - Lexington, KY

“We would like to offer our condolence to your family, we are your neighbors across the street in the big white house. We are deeply sorry for your...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry and Rosemary Hiland - KY


Ms. Cheri "Dian" Boyd, age 57, of Benton, KY, died Monday, September 24, 2012, at her home in Benton, KY. Born November 25, 1954 in Benton, KY., she was graduate of Murray State University, was an office manager and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Benton, KY.

She was the daughter of and is survived by her parents, Jerry H. Burnett and Alice Katherine (Hiett) Burnett of Benton, KY

Also surviving are one daughter; Ashley Katherine Mason, husband Kenny of Carterville, IL., one son; Jerry Boyd, wife Dawn of Murray, KY. three grandchildren; Jordan Boyd and Damon Boyd both of Murray, KY., and Sarah Mason of Carterville, IL.

Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY

Graveside services will be at Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Benton Cemetery, Benton, KY.

Rev. David Atkinson and Rev. Mark Stevens will officiate.

Interment will follow at the Benton Cemetery, Benton, KY.

Friends may visit with the family Wednesday, September 26, 2012 between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.

The family request that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.