Lavon Boyd, 78, of Newburgh, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at her residence.

She was born Dec. 18, 1941, in Knox County to Corbin and Gladys Mae (Merrill) Doades.

Lavon worked for Bristol Meyers as a machine operator and was graduate of the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in child psychology. A member of the Grace Baptist Church, she enjoyed sewing, traveling, and her grandchildren.

Surviving are her children, Cheryl Ashby and her husband, William, of Chrisney, and Scott Boyd and his wife, Monique, of Cleveland, Tennessee; a son in-law, Stephen Harvey of Lawrenceville, Illinois; her brothers and sisters, Vickie Wathen of Wheatland, Nellie Jane Goodrich of Vincennes, Leon Doades of Vincennes, Barbara Frederick of Decker, Emily Goodrich of Alabama, Danny Doades of Odon, Roger Doades of Vincennes, Carol Doades of Vincennes, and Kenneth Doades of Vincennes; her grandchildren, Ashley Blocher, Mhegan Harvey, Stephanie Woodworth, Sonya Schiff, Zachery Ashby, Billy Ashby, Michael Boyd, Jayson Boyd, Alexa Boyd, Gillienne Boyd, Sophia Boyd, Edward Couvillion, and Aiden Boyd; along with 20 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Thomas Pullen Boyd, who died on Sept. 11, 2016; a daughter, Jacqueline Mae Harvey, who died on May 19, 2011; infant son, Tommy Boyd; two sisters, Mary Caughran and Shirley George; and an infant brother, Larry David Doades.

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery with Pastor Pete White officiating. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St.