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Agnes Boaz

Agnes Boaz

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NORMAL - Agnes Boaz, 91, of Normal, passed away at 9:39 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 5, 2009) at Heritage Manor in Normal.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington. A private visitation is scheduled. East Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to BroMenn Hospice or Heritage Manor in Normal.

She was born July 28, 1917, in Caneyville, Ky., daughter of Jess and Nola Daugherty Crawford. She married John Boaz on Aug. 21, 1946. He preceded her in death on May 12, 2006.

Surviving are one son, Larry (Linda) Boaz, Normal; one grandson, Trevis (Tammy) Boaz; one granddaughter, Rebekah (John Bian) Boaz; and two great-grandsons, Quenton Bian and Gavin Boaz. Also surviving are three sisters, Geneva (Stoy) Burden, Marteen (Edward) Thamasson and Aleen (Stanley) Bray; and one brother, Wilmer (Mary) Crawford.

She retired from Brokaw Hospital in Normal, where she performed housekeeping duties. While employed at Brokaw, she met her husband John and many of her lifelong friends.

Agnes enjoyed the farm life with her husband of 60 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren. She will be greatly missed.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Heritage Manor in Normal and BroMenn Hospice.

Online condolences may be submitted to www.mem.com .

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