Mary Beth Boyd

June 1, 1926January 17, 2013

Mary Beth Boyd was born June 1, 1926, in Reading, Kansas, to the union of Joseph Lawrence and Ella Torrence; and passed away January 17, 2013, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by loving husband of 43 years, George; parents; sisters, Pat, Muriel, Bertha and Bernie; and brother, Robert. She is survived by her loving son, Tim; sister-in-law, Mitzi Torrence; childhood friends, Lucy, Eva and Wiladee; close friends, Rudeel Smith, Ruthann Gillispie, Annette Boyd and Karen Carey. Mary Beth and her sisters, Pat and Bertha “Bug”, performed Trick Riding and Trick Roping. Mary Beth performed for the U.S.O. during World War II. She worked as an inspector at Dana Corporation. She loved all of God’s creatures. “If the animals are valuable to God, then the animals should be valuable to us”- per Mary Beth. In lieu of sympathy cards, flowers or food, please open your heart and home to a homeless animal. If you are unable to do so, pleases donate time or memorial contributions to a local animal shelter. The family would like to thank the Pavilion Staff for their loving care of Mary Beth. Viewing, 12-4:30 p.m., Monday, January 21, 2013; and Funeral Service, 2 p.m., Tuesday, January 22, 2013, both at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online condolences at


  • Visitation Monday, January 21, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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February 7, 2013

Tim - I'm sorry to hear of Mary Beth's passing. She was an amazing woman and it was always fun talking to her. Ruth Case

January 22, 2013

Tim so sorry for your loss. I will always remember your Mom as a loving,caring and kind Aunt. She was the only one who called me Annie my middle name. Take Care Love Cousin Debbie Emerson Bobbitt

Carolyn Fesler

January 22, 2013

Dear Tim, So sorry to hear of Aunt Mary Beth's passing. I thought of her often because of her generous open heart. She was so giving to ALL including me in times of need, when my son was in the Burn Unit. Always a loving Sister to my Mom Pat, calling and corresponding with her. She was a very special lady and I was we were all so lucky to have her in our lives. Tim, you are in my thoughts and prayers! Much Love Always, Cousin Cookie

Vicky Watkins

January 22, 2013

Tim: I'm so sorry about your Mom. I've known Mary Beth, George, and you all of my life. Your Mom and Dad had hearts of gold and they were blessed to have you for a son. You did an awesome job with both of them over the years and they knew it. I am always here for you and so is Dad. We love you. Vicky

January 22, 2013

Dear Tim. We were so very sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. She was a very special caring lady and will be missed. Our love and prayers to you.
Patti, Jenny, and Aunt Mitzi Torrence

The Costa's

January 21, 2013

Dear Tim, Sorry to hear about your mom. Doug's having a scope tomorrow,
sorry I cant be with you! Would love to have Mary Beth's recipe for peanut brittle! The best Ive every had! So many memories over the years. My prayers are with you. call me any time 564-3002

Sorry we can't be there tomorrow. I am thinking of you. I am so glad that the last few years I got to know her more at the Villa the last few years. Please keep in touch with us. Let us know if you need anything.

January 21, 2013

Tim, sorry to hear your mom passed away. I had shoulder surgery
and doctor won't let me drive so cannot attend service

Herb Meneely

Alison House

January 20, 2013

Tim, Your Mom was very special yo me. My heart is very sad.
Alison House

Lenny & Betty Oss

January 20, 2013

Dear Tim, we are so sad to here of the passing of Mary Beth. She was a very special lady. Mary Beth and Mom, Eleanor Oss, always looked out for each other while they shared a room at the Pavilion. It was our privilege to get to know her, she was such a wonderful person. We are very sorry for our loss and that our prayers are with you.
God be with you,

Anna Marie Wheeler

January 20, 2013

Tim, Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember all the good times we had on 12 Street. Please know that the Wheeler family has you in our thoughts and prayers.