Eva “The Diva” Neveah Boyd was born January 26, 2009, in Norfolk Virginia, with chromosome deletion 2q24.1 (Dravet) and kicked Dravet’s butt for 12 years. Her favorite color is Yellow, but she wore purple in support of Dravet. Eva loves Mickey Mouse clubhouse and chocolate, especially when enjoying the two at the same time. She was in the 7th grade at Crossroads (Norfolk Public School). Eva leaves to cherish her memories her parents Akeia Holman-Boyd and De’Von Boyd; her sister Ariana Boyd, maternal grandmother Sheila Montague (Glenn), maternal great grandmother, Marietta Wynn, 2- Aunts NiTasha Holman (cousins- Niayana, Shawnia, Lil Larry-Tre, Lariah, Riq, & Na’Tyra) and Marietta Holman (cousins-Quan & Ray-Ray); 2- Uncles Levi Boyd (cousins-Janae, Rissa, Shaunay & Levi) and Derrick McCulley, Aunties- Becca, Manda, Quana, and Me-Me, Uncles Sherwood and Dave, and a host of cousins, great aunts & uncles, God-Parents, friends & everyone that Eva presence has touched.
Eva was predeceased by her paternal grandparents Carolyn “Bookie” McCulley and Levi Boyd, SR., Great-Grandmother Hazel Moses, Great-Great Grandmother Codeva Edwards, God-brother Maurice Wilson, Maternal Great Grandfather Harry Holman, Great-Great Grandmothers Emily Moore and Ruth Holman, Great-Great Aunt Delores Gibbs, Great-Great Uncle Donald Mills, Great Aunt Janice Holman, Corlena, Lillie Mae, Jadon, Catherine, Raymond and Inyla.