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Barbara Jean Boone

Barbara Jean Boone

Barbara Jean (Benz) Boone, 86 years old, formerly of rural Plainville, Illinois died Friday, July 1, 2022, at 3:34am in Barry Community Care Center.

Barbara was born October 24, 1935, in Adams County, a daughter of George and Frances (Bockhold) Benz. She married Marvin Leo Boone on January 30, 1954, in Quincy. He preceded her in death on June 18, 2010.

Mrs. Boone was a lifelong member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was active in the Ladies Altar Society and quilting group. She farmed alongside of her husband and continued the farming operation after his death. She enjoyed many large family reunions and was active in a genealogy group in which she charted much history of the family tree. Barbara was also a part of a pinochle group over 50 years with lifelong friends. She was a homemaker who liked gardening, daily walking, sewing and quilting. She made a quilt for each of her nine children and 19 grandchildren.

Survivors include nine children, Joe Boone (Mary Ann) of Holts Summit, Missouri; Tony Boone (Frances) of Payson; Earl Boone (Debbie) of Plainville; Tom Boone (Nancy) of Quincy; Alvin Boone (Connie) of Plainville, Alan Boone (Sandy) of Maywood, Missouri; Ann Cramsey (Patrick) of Loraine; Kathy Salazar (Jorge) of Washington, Iowa; and David Boone (Aaron) of Payson. Nineteen grandchildren, Robin Allen (Mike), Trevor Boone, Alex Boone, Audrey Preston (Josh), Jeremy Boone (Ashley), Jessica Genenbacher (Ryan), Justin Boone (Jenna), Jordan Boone (Katie), Kayla Kloppe (Andy), Curtis Boone, Megan Stinnett (Justin), Derek Boone, Garrett Boone, Katelyn Uhlmeyer (Ryan), Caroline Cramsey, John Cramsey, Mateo Salazar, Micah Eshenroder (Jacob), and Nicholas Boone. Eighteen great-grandchildren, Bentley Allen, Mercedes Boone, Payton Boone, Elliette Boone, Bryce Boone, Breanna Boone, Abigail Genenbacher, Patrick Genenbacher, Samuel Genenbacher, Benjamin Genenbacher, Renley Boone, Boone Kloppe, Lydia Stinnett, Nolan Stinnett, Andrea Uhlmeyer, Eliana Eshenroder and Charlie Boone due very soon in July, also one more coming in December. One sister, Joan Dietrich, two sisters-in-law, Rosalyn Boone and Elaine Simon, a brother-in-law, Norman Boone and his wife, Nancy. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Boone was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Eleanor Ehrhardt and Mary Ohnemus, four brothers, Joseph, Leo, Edward and Bill Benz, three infant siblings Paul, John and Florena, three sisters-in-law, Nancy Boone, Rosie Benz and Henriette Benz, five brothers-in-law, Roger Ohnemus, Gene Dietrich, Jim Boone, Roger Boone and Loren Simon, and a niece, Betty Lentz.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will be in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers; memorials may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church or donor's choice. Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Tom and Diane Frese
Quincy, IL
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Our very deepest sympathy to the entire family. We know she raised some very special, kind children. Prayers for you all. I’m sure she is being welcomed into Heaven.
From:
Larry & Patti Veile
Nebo, IL
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Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sincere sympathies.
From:
Janice Hiland
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts & prayers are with all in the death of Barbara.
From:
Marie Woods
Barry, IL
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Thinking of you all at this difficult time.
From:
Bob and Christi May
Quincy, IL
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Our sincere condolences to the family. She was a wonderful lady.
From:
Jerry and Trudy Dreier
Quincy, IL
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We are so sorry for your family. Barb was such a sweet lady. We will miss seeing her at church.
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Carolyn Waterkotte
Quincy, IL
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I am so sorry for your loss. Many Prayers said for the Boone Family.
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John and Jayne Lammers
Quincy, IL
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We volunteer at Good Sam to take people to mass on Thursday morning. We always looked forward to taking Barb. She was so friendly. We enjoyed talking to her. We are so sorry for your loss🙏🙏
From:
Pat Vaughn
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
From:
Brenda
Quincy, IL
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Earl I’m sorry for your loss of your mother,I know she was a special person to you. May Barb Rest In Peace now. My prayers and sympathy to you and all your family
From:
Ron & Mary Felker
Hannibal, MO
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Sorry to hear this. Praying for your family.
From:
Angela Gibbs (Kay)
Roseville, IL
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I send my condolences to Ann, Kathy, & David for the loss of their mother. I have many fond memories of Barb who always accepted me into her home as one of her own. She will be missed by many.
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Diana and Don McCleary
Liberty, IL
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Oh what a beautiful life she lived! Our prayers are with all of you as you adjust to this life. We are sure she will always be with you in spirit.
From:
Dianne Leighty
Quincy, IL
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Ann to you & your family. So very sorry for your loss. Praying for you now & in the days ahead.