Ruth Jeanette Boyce Mansfield
1933 — 2022
On Thursday, August 11, 2022, Ruth Jeanette Boyce Mansfield, 89, of Tyner, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Born in Chowan County on August 4, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William Oscar and Anna Mae Lane Boyce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant sister, Miriam Missouri Boyce. Mrs. Mansfield taught elementary school for over 35 years in the Edenton Chowan School System. Her students have often said how much they learned under her strict hand and guidance. A faithful member of Great Hope Baptist Church, she had served as the Church Secretary and Pianist for over 50 years. One of her greatest loves was to feed people...