Katheryn Frances (Kay) Boggs

BOGGS Katheryn (Kay) Frances Boggs, age 86, of Columbus, died Monday, June 2, 2008, at First Community Village in Columbus, OH. Preceded in death by her husband Londie, her parents, brother and sister-in-law James (Jiggs) and Patty Smith, step-sons Herbert Dale Boggs and Alan Frederick (Freddy) Boggs. She was born August 27, 1921, in Wellston, OH, to parents J. Franklyn and Catherine Smith. She married Londie Dennis Boggs on April 1, 1945. She is survived by children, Carol Boggs of Silver Spring, MD, Linda (John) Bozzelli of Midland, MI, and Keith (Bev) Boggs of Columbus, OH; grandchildren, Elizabeth and Christopher Bozzelli, Megan Scott, Maylyn (Paul) Schneider, and Trevor Boggs; sister and brother-in-law, Iris and Herb Ward of Greenville, SC; brothers and sisters-in-law, Theodore (Ted) and Mary Jane Smith of Columbus, OH, Lawrence and LaRue Smith of Circleville, OH; along with several nieces and nephews. Katheryn will be remembered as an active volunteer in Girl Scouts for more than 15 years and worked along with husband, Londie caring for Camp Ken-Jockety. She was an active member of the Darby Creek Association, Rivers Unlimited, and The Nature Conservancy. Her untiring efforts were instrumental in saving Big and Little Darby Creeks as part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Preservation Act of 1968. Visitation will be held Friday, June 6 from 4-7 p.m. with funeral service at 7 p.m. at THE TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard. Interment 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at Ridgewood Cemetery, Wellston, OH. www.tiddfuneralservice.com. Sign the online guestbook at www.dispatch.com/obituaries