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BLOOMINGTON — Opal E. Boman, 99, Bloomington, formerly, Farmer City, died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday (May 15, 2011) at her residence.

Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. William Vandervoort officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the memorial home.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or a charity of the donor’s choice.

She was born April 7, 1912, at Burnetta, Ky., daughter of Thomas and Lucy Warner Pierce. She married Delbert Trimble in 1928. He died in 1967. She married Russell Boman in 1971 and he died in 1972.

Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Dearth, Bloomington, with whom she made her home; a son, Glen (Mabel) Trimble, Dewitt; a daughter-in-law, Beverly Trimble, LeRoy; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Denzel Trimble; four sisters; and five brothers.

She was a charter member in 1941 of the First Baptist Church, Farmer City.

Mrs. Boman dearly loved her children and music, especially bluegrass and yodeling.

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