Mary Michelle Harris Boyle, 28, of 4504 Rising Hill Drive, Plano, TX, and her daughter, Katie Madison Boyle, 16 months old, died on July 2, 2004 in Effingham, Illinois in a car accident. Michelle was born in Atlanta, Georgia, grew up in Owensboro, Kentucky, and moved to Texas where she attended and graduated from SMU. Michelle is survived by her husband of 5 years, Michael Boyle and daughter, Shannon Elizabeth Boyle, 3 1/2 years old, both of Plano, TX. Michelle was an exceptional woman whos selfless dedication to her family was merely a reflection of the determination and strength that carried her throughout her short life. Michelle's energy and love touched all who knew her. Michelle was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Emma Greenwell Hearth, who died in September 2003, and her father, Robert B. Harris Jr., who died in July 1999. She is survived by her brother, Robert B. Harris III, sister-in-law, Michelle Harris, niece, Bailey Harris, stepfather, Barry Hearth, and step-brothers, Casey and Russell Hearth all of Owensboro, Ky. She is also survived by her aunts and uncles, Carl and Molly Greenwell of Owensboro, Norbert and Nancy Greenwell of Gainesville, FLA, Brenda and Mike Harris of Franklin, KY and cousins, Meghan and Brian Greenwell, Leslie, Ben and Justin Harris. Katie Madison Boyle is survived not only by her father and sister, but her grandparents, Phillip and Kathy Boyle of Raleigh, NC, a step-grandfather, Barry Hearth of Owensboro, and a great grandmother, Mary Jane Boyle of Lafayette, IN. The family wish expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Cancer Society, 319 West 10th Street, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, 3550 Northe Central Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona, 85013.
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