Virginia Boone

VIRGINIA WILSON BOONE

BURNSVILLE - Virginia Wilson Boone, 94, of Eskota in the Pensacola community, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Mountain Manor Assisted Living. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Ewart and Essie Ray Wilson. A great-granddaughter of Big Tom Wilson, she was a great historian of Yancey County. She was the wife of Brooks D. Boone who died in 2000. She was also preceded in death by a son, Steve Boone and brother, Tom Wilson. She was a member of Laurel Branch Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, David Boone and wife, Elaine, of Pensacola; a daughter, Linda Ogle and husband, Billy, of Swannanoa; a brother, Ned Wilson and wife, Marjorie, of Pensacola; grandchildren, Tommy and Scott Ogle, Christy Edwards, Dr. Bradley Boone and Daniel Boone; 7 great grandchildren, Seth, Trey, Gabe, Sydney, Reagan, Wilson and Cheney.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Dr. Bradley Boone and Rev. Ray Strickland will officiate. Burial will be in the Academy Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714; Concord Baptist Church, Building Fund, P.O. Box 716, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Laurel Branch Baptist Church, c/o of Joe Capps, 201 South Face Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714.

To view this obituary online or send a condolence, visit www.holcombebrothers.com

Funeral Home

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 East Main Street Burnsville, NC 28714
828-682-2310

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 20, 2012