Bliss Mary-Claire Boyd Gonzales, age 57, of Greeneville, formerly of Kingston

Bliss Mary-Claire Boyd Gonzales, age 57, of Greeneville, formerly of Kingston passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Greeneville Community Hospital East in Greeneville. She was born September 30, 1963 in Wayne County, North Carolina. Bliss made a profession of faith in Christ at Cedar Grove Baptist Church and joined South West Baptist Church where she attending when she was a child. She worked tirelessly and was an essential worker in the medical field as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She loved her family, especially her daughter and son. Her greatest passion was her grandchildren who were the love of her life. Bliss had a very caring spirit and was always there for her mom. She enjoyed taking trips to the beach when she could find time to do so. Preceded in death by her father, Billy Joe Boyd; half-brother, Thomas Boyd; grandparents, Gladys & E.T. Meredith.


Children Shelby Herdon of Greeneville

Cheyenne Schwab of Dayton, OH

Grandchildren Riley, Maddox, Tanner, Emily, Alba, Payton, and Brantley

Mother Barbara Boyd Sands of Kingston

Brother Billy Joe Boyd, Jr., & wife, Eugenia of Kingston

Sister-in-law Melva Boyd of Rockwood

Nieces & Nephews Daniel, Levi, Gracie

Special Friend Brenda Pratt of Maryville

A host of extended family and friends

The family will receive friends 12:00 – 2:00 pm, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Fraker Funeral Home in Kingston, with funeral service following at 2:00 pm, in the chapel with Bro. Billy Boyd officiating. Interment will follow the service at Calvary-Hazelwood Cemetery. Online register book can be signed at . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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