Georgie Eleanor Cammack Boyd, “Miss Elli” graduated from Neville High School, Monroe, studied at LSU, and Northeast in Monroe, where she met her beloved husband,Wayne Boyd. Wayne and Elli were married on May 31, 1959. As an accomplished ballerina, artist and musician she was one of the Founders of Ballet Lyrique, now known as The Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet; Director of “Sing Out Shreveport”; and faithfully served her church Kings Highway Christian Church, where she was also known as “the Church Mouse”. Most of all, Miss Elli loved life and loved to teach and share her talents with the children. For the past 18 years she was Mary Poppins to Christian and Madelyn Stewart.
Elli is preceded in death by her parents, Samuel Raymond Cammack and Florence Cammack. She is survived by husband, Wayne, and sons, David and Bruce, her brother Sam Cammack and his wife, Mari, her sister, Suzy Cammack Moritz-Rawdin and her husband, Scott Rawdin, nephews, Ray and Anthony Cammack, nieces, Jennifer Thomas Hayler and Renda Simoneaux and all her great nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life for Miss Elli will be Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1:00, Kings Highway Christian Church, 806 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA. Those wishing to honor Miss Elli’s memory may make donations to Kings Highway Christian Church. The family would like to thank Dr. Tharwat Ghattis and the staff of Garden Park Rehabilitation Center for their kind and loving care.