January 23, 1956 - August 9, 2019
Nina Gayle (Calvin) Boyden was born January 23, 1956 in Salem, Missouri to Richard and Evelyn (McDonald) Calvin and passed away August 9, 2019 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of sixty-three years. Nina attended Salem public schools and graduated as a Respiratory Therapist. She was raised attending First Baptist Church in Salem and continued her spiritual journey throughout her life as revealed in her journal entries. Nina was always enthusiastic and ready to celebrate every holiday. She became fast friends with every new acquaintance. She enjoyed reminiscing about her family and past events. Nina was always ready to take up the cause for the underdog and those less fortunate. Her pets Sammy, Nellie, Jax and Pearl were so loved and cared for. Nina's greatest joy was spending time and laughter with her grandson Bryce. He truly rocked her world. Preceding her in death, were her parents; two brothers Glenn and Tom; two nephews Scott Calvin and Jon Calvin. Nina is survived by her two sons: Jeffrey Steelman of Sullivan, MO and Alec Chrisco of Logan, Utah; grandson: Bryce Steelman of Salem, MO and three grandsons in Utah; one sister: Phyllis McKinley and husband David Sutterfield of Salem, MO; one sister in law: Debbie Calvin of Jefferson City, MO; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Nina will be sadly and deeply missed, but fondly remembered by all those who knew and loved her. Memorial Service for Nina Gayle (Calvin) Boyden was held Saturday, August 24, 2019 in the Wilson Mortuary Salem Chapel with Pastor Chris Hendrix officiating. Memories were shared by her sister Phyllis McKinley. Song selections played were, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", "Amazing Grace" and "Imagine". All arrangements were under the direction of Wilson Mortuary.
Nina Gayle (Calvin) Boyden was born January 23, 1956 in Salem, Missouri to Richard and Evelyn (McDonald) Calvin and passed away August 9, 2019 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of sixty-three years. Nina attended Salem public schools and graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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