Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home

406 First Street, Jackson, MI


Corabelle Arthelia Boyer

December 31, 1933January 7, 2020

Of Jackson, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at the age of 86. She is survived by her children, Carol Boyer, Walter Boyer, Jr., Helen (Robert) Kimmel, Martha (James) Stewart and John Boyer; eight grandchildren, Perry (Allison) Boyer, Sean Kimmel, Nathan Kimmel, Candace Parzych, Joshua Parzych, Summer Stewart, Rachel Boyer, and Samuel (Amanda) Boyer; eight great grandchildren, Kenneth, Payton, Emma, Braelin, Cameron, Noah, Harper and Penelope. Corabelle was one of nine children born to Oscar and Dora (Lamb) Laymon in Jackson, Michigan on December 31, 1933. She was preceded in death by her siblings as well as her parents. Corabelle is a 1952 graduate of Jackson High School and was a loving homemaker. She had a strong faith; walked with Jesus and lived her life for God, daily. She touched the hearts and lives of many and will be greatly missed. A service honoring her life will be held at Patience-Montgomery Funeral Home on Friday, January 10, 2020 with Pastor Edward Young officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and again on Friday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. She will be laid to rest at Hillcrest Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Visitation Friday, January 10, 2020
  • Service of Honor Friday, January 10, 2020


Corabelle Arthelia Boyer

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Andrea Enyart Rice

January 11, 2020

All of my early memories include the Boyer family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was kind to everyone, always playing music and siging. She so loves the Lord and singing his praises. Hugs & Love to all.

Martha Stewart

January 8, 2020

My favorite memories of momma were when she'd sit on the porch playing her ukulele and singing her gospel songs. She loves the Lord and singing His praises. We were always singing duets together. I'm going to miss sitting in your lap momma, you never stopped me, even when I had children of my own. I miss dancing in the living room and the wild water fights we used to have with the neighbor kids. Love and miss you momma.

Mary Lewis

January 8, 2020

As I set her in reminisce about the day you changed my life in opened up my heart ❤️ it was oct’17’2016 👵🏼💕 I was introduced In your home 🏡 through your family to care for you such a (beautiful) rose 🌹 you loved too watching ...I love 💕 Lucy we would have beautiful conversations about your momma 👵🏼in papa 👴🏼 In how you sewed 🧵 your own aprons in quilts in how you loved the piano 🎹 in that you seen your mama sitting 🪑 there with you in how wonderful the toons were🎼🪕 in then we became family 👩‍👧 You would tell me what your favorite outfit 💅🏽was for the day when I would be on a double in I’ll say yes big momma that’s cute I can dig it 👌🏽In the puzzles 🧩 in painting 🎨 when we would do activity’s it made me beat eas knowing me in my sisters 👯‍♀️ made an incredible impact on your life just as much as you have ours .......this hurt 😭👵🏼💜🙏is just different I found out god had other plans for you big momma I’m hurt 😢 beyond wondereds as of the families .....from the LEWIS family to the boyers:we love 💗 you guys will always be family to us 🥀❤️🪕

Kayla Haught

January 8, 2020

She was absolutely one of my best patients I’ve ever had, and I was blessed to be her caregiver. She always made me smile 😊 and feel welcome every time I would come into her home and care for her. My best memory with her was when she would be watching tv cracking up. Her favorite tv show I love Lucy. She has impacted my life in numerous ways, taking care of her gave me a pleasurable hands on experience. Thanks to her family for the bunch of support they gave. RIH ❤️Corabelle Boyer ❤️