Mary Jo. Boatfield
December 10, 1938 – March 2, 2018
Mary “Jo” Boatfield, age 79, of Loganville, passed away on March 2, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Bob Boatfield. She was a member of Woodlake Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Glenn Boatfield (Cindy) of Loganville; daughters, Mary Sapp of Lawrenceville, Debra Lloyd (Scott) of Dacula, and Brenda McClelland (Steve) of Atlanta; grandchildren, Brad and Brittaney Boatfield, Brandy Boatfield, David Huffman, Blake and Susannah Huffman, Jack Sapp, Thomas and April Sapp, Rob Harrison, LCPL. Davis Harrison, Brendan (Boo Boo) Harrison, Hunter Lloyd, Harrison Lloyd, and Hope Lloyd; great-grandchildren, Gunner Boatfield, Taylor Beth Boatfield, and Blakely Huffman; brother, Junior Davis (Alline); sister-in-laws, Bertie Lewis, Kat Aderhold, and Faye Boatfield of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews. The pallbearers will be her grandsons. Visitation with the family will be held at Eternal Hills Funeral Home, 3594 Stone Mountain Highway, Snellville, GA 30039 (770) 972-3155 on March 7, 2018 from 12:00pm-2:00pm, and a Funeral Service immediately following with the Rev. Jerry Grey and Rev. J.B. Reese officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Georgia Transplant Foundation, 2201 Macy Drive, Roswell, GA 30076 (770) 457-3796, FBO Andrew “Blake” Huffman. Arrangements under the direction of Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, GA.
- Glenn Boatfield, Son
- Cindy Boatfield, Daughter-in-law
- Mary Sapp, Daughter
- Debra Lloyd, Daughter
- Scott Lloyd, Son-in-law
- Brenda McClelland, Daughter
- Steve McClelland, Son-in-law
- Brad Boatfield, Pallbearer
- Blake Huffman, Pallbearer
- David Huffman, Pallbearer
- Jack Sapp, Pallbearer
- Thomas Sapp, Pallbearer
- Rob Harrison, Pallbearer
- Davis Harrison, Pallbearer
- Brendan Harrison, Pallbearer
- Hunter Lloyd, Honorary Pallbearer
- Harrison Lloyd, Honorary Pallbearer
- Visitation Wednesday, March 7, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Mary Jo. Boatfield
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March 7, 2018
I was saddened to hear that your mother had passed away. My thoughts are with you and your family.”
March 5, 2018
Steve and Brenda, My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family during this sad and difficult time.
March 3, 2018
I may have been the first surgeon to establish a surgical practice in Snellville, but I was a bumbling surgeon when it came to managing an office, what with workers coming and leaving as if there were a revolving door. That's when Jo entered my life. In fact, when we first met, I addressed Jo as Ms. Boatright, something she never let me live down! In my subconscious mind, Jo had come to right the rocking boat and that named seemed apropos!
Withe Jo at the helm, I had not a worry as to how the office ran; it just ran and I had nothing to care about. I could concentrate on what I trained to do. I trusted her with everything and she allowed me to be the surgeon she would rave about. She was indeed my biggest fan and my fledgling practice took off. I did not ever look back. When things were slow, we did crossword together. At other times she corrected my derelict southern grammar and spelling. Jo always won. She helped me become the southerner I wasn't!
Jo was diligent, she was moral. Jo was loving, she was kind. Most importantly, Jo knew that healing needed more than a surgeon and she provided my patients with that extra thought that they cherished.
Jo was a giant part of the surgeon I was. May she be at peace.
Sandy Dutton Taylor
March 3, 2018
My favorite memory is on Sunday morning at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. I could always expect Jo and Bob to walk in all dressed up and her radiant SMILE that filled the entire room. Her kind words growing up. She always have a smile on her beautiful face. Loving her Bob and her children. She loved the Lord and that explained to me her bright existence. Rest In Peace . I know Bob was there to greet you.