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In Memory of

Maggie E. Boone

September 19, 1921 - June 10, 2017

Obituary


Maggie Elizabeth Boone was born to Harmon and Florence Jennings in Pocahontas, Virginia on September 19, 1921. She was one of 7 children. Maggie passed away peacefully in Novi, Michigan on June 10, 2017 at the age of 95.

Maggie was the beloved wife of the late Paul H. Boone who passed away on their 49th wedding anniversary in 1987. Loving mother of the late Jim Boone, Shirley (the late Calvin) Smith, Janet (the late Doug) Riffe, Ben (Sue) Boone, the late Phylis Ann Boone, Betty (Mike) Trybuski, Sharon (Tim) Masten, Judy (John)...

Maggie Elizabeth Boone was born to Harmon and Florence Jennings in Pocahontas, Virginia on September 19, 1921. She was one of 7 children. Maggie passed away peacefully in Novi, Michigan on June 10, 2017 at the age of 95.

Maggie was the beloved wife of the late Paul H. Boone who passed away on their 49th wedding anniversary in 1987. Loving mother of the late Jim Boone, Shirley (the late Calvin) Smith, Janet (the late Doug) Riffe, Ben (Sue) Boone, the late Phylis Ann Boone, Betty (Mike) Trybuski, Sharon (Tim) Masten, Judy (John) Moore, Brenda (Terry) Gonwicha, and Larry (Linda) Boone. Maggie also leaves behind a total of 115 grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, as well as a large extended family and a host of friends.

Maggie worked at Martin Place West Hospital and was proud to say that she walked to and from work and never was late or missed a day for 13 years. However, her passion was her family and she spent most of her time and love being a wife and mother. Her passion for her family grew as her family grew. She was an avid picture taker and her collection of photos of her family is an amazing tribute to the legacy she leaves behind. Maggie was a sharp woman who drove well into her 90's. She loved Kid Rock as well as old time gospel music. She was known for her big smile and beautiful voice She sang in her church choir as a girl in Virginia. She even sang back-up harmonies for the famous Patsy Cline while they attended the same church. Her southern hospitality was unmatched and she called everybody "Darlin'", even if she didn't know them.

Maggie's family will receive friends on Thursday, June 15, 2017 for a visitation from 12-8pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home 25450 Plymouth Road, (Just east of Beech Daly) Redford, Michigan 48239. The funeral service will be at 11:00am on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the funeral home. The service will be led by Pastor R.W. Moran of Oxford Full Gospel Church in Oxford and Pastor Brian Long of Fireside Church of God in Livonia, where Maggie was a long-time member.

Maggie will be laid to rest next to her husband in Parkview Memorial Cemetery in Livonia, Michigan.

Memorial donations may be made in Maggie's name to:

American Diabetes Association
P.O. Box 15829
Arlington, VA 22215
1-800-DIABETES
www.diabetes.org
Or
American Heart Association
3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674
1-800-AHA-USA-1
www.heart.org/