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Marjorie Boswell "Bos" Vining Obituary
TRYON - Marjorie "Bos" Boswell Vining, 87, of Glengarnock Road, Tryon, NC, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 at White Oak Nursing Home.
Born in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Henry Tubman Boswell and Margaret Eleanor (Hamilton) Boswell. She was a member of the Tryon Congregational Church.
"Bos", as she was known to everyone, graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School and attended the University of Maryland where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She had lived in Tryon for 62 years. She loved crafts and family. She considered being a mother and grandmother a full-time job. For several years she delivered "Gatorade" to the Tryon Football team practices and could be seen at Tryon football, basketball, baseball and tennis matches. She retired as business manager of The Tryon Daily Bulletin and in retirement, attended many meetings of the Tryon Town Council.
Surviving are four sons; Seth Alfred Vining (Cathy) of Gainesville Ga.; James "Jim" Boswell Vining (Patrice) of Rock Hill, SC.; John Hamilton Vining (Pam) of Tryon, NC.; and David Ralston Vining (Beth) of Chattanooga, Tenn. Eight Grandchildren; Adam Fincher Vining (Jessamy) of Gainesville Ga.; Dr. Marjorie Ann Vining Butler (Brian) of Marietta Ga.; Benjamin (Ben) James Vining (Selen) of Huntersville, NC.; Dr. William (Will) Collins Vining (Megan) of Schenectady, N.Y.; Dr. Seth Patrick Vining (Sarah) of Charleston, SC.; Kathleen "Kate" Taylor Vining, Rachel Ann Vining, and Samuel "Sam" Morris Vining of Tryon and three Great Grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, Henry "Hank" Tubman Boswell (Louise) of Hagerstown, MD. She was preceded in death by her husband, Seth Macon Vining, Jr. who died in 2008 a daughter, Margaret "Marty" Ann Vining who died in 1967 and a sister, Isabelle Boswell Albrecht who died in 2006.
The family would like to give special thanks to Susan Bowman who has been a tremendous friend and the caregivers at White Oak, Brian Center, and BrightStar.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, N.C. with the Rev. Bob Barrows officiating.
Memorials may be made to The Polk County 4-H & Youth Foundation, Inc. PO Box 477, Columbus, NC 28722 or to Hospice of the Carolinas Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Drive, Columbus, NC 28722.
An online guest register may be signed at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com.
Published in The Times-News from July 8 to July 9, 2013
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