The Moore County Historical Society will meet Sunday Nov. 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Masonic Lodge in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Judy Boyd Terjen will give a presentation on the personal journal of her mother, Mary Avon Motlow Boyd. The Journal was titled “It Happened on Mulberry Creek” and tells of Mary Avon Boyd’s childhood years in Lynchburg. This journal was printed for her family and there are no copies in public hands. Mary Avon Boyd wrote about her early life in Lynchburg. It is 89 pages and flows as a historic story. It will give a unique view on life in the early part of the 20th century in Lynchburg.
Mary Avon Motlow Boyd, 105, of Boca Raton, FL and Lexington, KY, was the widow of James C. Boyd, died Wednesday, August 23. 2017. A native of Lynchburg, TN, she was born May 10, 1912, daughter of the late Lem and Ophelia Evans Motlow. She was a graduate of Ward Belmont in Nashville, TN and Duke University.