Nellie May "Boo Boo" Bolton, 77, of North Beach passed away April 1 at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick. Born October 6, 1936 in Washington, D.C. to the late Thomas Harvey and Audith Corey (Momyer) Burriss, Boo Boo was raised in Montgomery County and attended public schools. She was employed as a cafeteria manager for the Prince George's County School System, retiring from Largo High School in the early 2000's. Upon her retirement, she moved to the senior housing in North Beach. When her children were young she was active in the Hyattsville, Mt. Rainer and Brentwood Boys and Girls Club. Boo Boo was very involved in the North Beach Senior Center, where she enjoyed playing cards. She also enjoyed going to dinner with her friends at the various restaurants in the Beaches, taking day trips, and family cookouts and reunions, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other family members. Boo Boo was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Ray Bolton; brother, Thomas Harvey Burriss, Jr.; sister, Audith Corey Thomas; and two grandchildren ,Stacie Brown and Mark Llanes, Jr. She is survived by two sons, Allen Bolton and wife Theresa of Crofton and Wayne Bolton of Lothian; three daughters, Kay Brown of Dayton, Karen M. Llanes and husband Mark of Tracy's Landing, and Kathy Anderson of Sykesville; brother, Arthur Filmore Burriss of Glen Burnie; 13 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 4 at Rausch Funeral Home, Owings, where a funeral service and celebration of Boo Boo's life will be held 10 a.m., Saturday. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel U.M. Church Cemetery in Sunshine. To leave condolences visit www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in The Capital on Apr. 4, 2014