Rebecca Ann “Becky” Boyte

Obit_R-Boyte copyBLYTHEWOOD – Rebecca Ann “Becky” Flinchum Boyte, 79, of Blythewood, died Friday, April 8, 2016. Born July 31, 1936 in Randleman, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Paul Glenn Flinchum and Nellie Mae Whitlow Flinchum. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.

Survivors include her sons, Charles Glenn (Tammie) Boyte of Columbia, Derrick Eugene (Trina) Boyte of Blythewood; grandchildren, Justin Alexander (Brittany) Boyte, Ashley Rebecca Boyte and James Odell (Rebecca) Boyte; great-grandchildren, Ainsley Rae Boyte, James Odell Boyte Jr., Hunter Dale Boyte and Samantha Marie Dearden; daughter-in-law, Viola Gail Boyte; sisters, Elizabeth F. Henson, Shelby F. Hedgecock (Frank) and Terry F. Caddell (John); sister-in-law, Ailene M. Flinchum; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, C. Odell Boyte; a son, Robert Wesley Boyte Sr.; a grandson Robert Wesley Boyte Jr.; and brother, Jackie Glenn Flinchum.

A funeral service was be held 11 o’clock, Monday, April 11, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 90 Boney Road, Blythewood, with the Rev. C. Nels Ledwell and the Rev. Robert J. Howell Jr. officiating. The family received friends from 5 until 7 o’clock, Sunday evening, at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Exn., Columbia. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 864, Blythewood, S.C. 29016.

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