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Boone, Phillip Rom (2008)

Obituary of Phillip Rom Boone ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Phillip Rom Boone, age 73 of Nebo passed away on Thursday November 20, 2008 at his residence.  A native of McDowell County, he was born on June 10, 1935 to the late Bealer Boone and Arlie Sparks Boone. Phillip was retired from Cooper Electric Company.  He was also a veteran of the U. S. Air Force.  His family will remember him as a loving and devoted father, grandfather and brother.  He will be greatly missed.

Surviving are four children, David Boone and his wife Jennifer of Marion, Danny Boone and his wife Chasity of Marion, Cindy Jones and her husband Charlie of Nebo and Tonya Purser and her husband Michael of Denver, NC; three brothers, Clifford and Harold Boone, both of Marion, and Jerry Boone of Swannanoa; one sister, Vaughtie B. Allison of Marion; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a special son-in-law Michael Harklerode.

A funeral service was held on Saturday November 22, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Rev. Scott Hollifield officiating.  The family received friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial was in Liberty Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of McDowell County at 575 Airport Road Marion, NC 28752, or to the American Lung Association at 3801 Lake Boone Trail Suite 190 Raleigh, NC 27607.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday November 26, 2008 Volume 14 # 47

Boones, Luke Phillip (2009)

Obituary of Luke Phillip Boone ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Luke Phillip Boone, age 71, surrounded by his family and friends, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday January 24, 2009.  Phillip was born in McDowell County on December 19, 1937 to the late Frank Edward and Tuie Roxanne Bradburn Boone.  Phillip retired from Harris Teeter and later from J.B.’s Galaxy.  His family will remember him as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  Phillip performed as a quartet member with The Singing Deacons for many years.

Mr. Boone leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Mary Rumfelt Boone of the home; three children: Rebecca B. Hall and her husband Tommy of Marion, Phillip David Boone and wife Deborah of Glenwood and Rev. Jeff Boone and wife Kim of Nebo; four sisters: Virginia Carter White, Ruth Brown Peacock, Judy Curry and Wilma Davis; three brothers: Charles, Danny and Roger Boone; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday January 27, 2009 at 3:00 PM at Eastside Baptist Church with the Revs. Robbie Waddle and Eric Grindstaff officiating.  The family received friends from 2:00-3:00 PM one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment was in McDowell Memorial Park.  Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 28, 2008 Volume 15 # 4