Kayla Crocker Laid To Rest; Community Benefit Set For Saturday
February 14, 2017
Funeral services were held Monday for 28-year old Kayla Maylee Crocker, the Beulah mother of two that was shot during a home invasion robbery last week.
Crocker was the final victim of William “Billy” Boyette, who later took his own life when surrounded by law enforcement in Georgia, His accomplice, Mary Rice, is facing a first degreee murder charge for Crocker’s death.
Visitation and funeral services for the 2006 Tate High School graduate were held Monday evening at Beulah Baptist Church. Family members said Crocker was an organ and tissue donor, allowing her to help others. And despite rumors, they said she was not pregnant.
The Beulah community has planned a memorial and fundraising event for her two children Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Beulah Park at 7820 Mobile Highway. All first responders with identification will be able to eat for free.
A BBQ combo with a sandwich, drink and a bag of chips will be $6. A cake walk will be held during the event for several donated cakes, and there will be entertainment.
There will also be a raffle for prizes that includes: a year’s worth of cleaning services by Melissa’s Custom Clean ($1,000 value), Spray Tan sessions, home décor, jewelry and gift cards/certificates donated by several local restaurants and retail shops with many more items being donated daily.
All money collected will be place into an account in the childrens’ names at Navy Federal Credit Union.