Barbara Ruth McIntyre Boies

Barbara Ruth McIntyre Boies

Services for Mrs. Barbara Ruth McIntyre Boies, 81, of Mangham, LA, will be 2 PM, Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Mangham Baptist Church, with Rev. Rick Aultman officiating. Interment will follow in Gwin Cemetery-Mangham, LA, under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home-Rayville.

Barbara Ruth McIntyre Boies was born in Charlieville, LA, on December 16, 1930, and went home to be with her Lord on December 14, 2012, at her residence in Mangham. Mrs. Boies was a Christian and a member of Mangham Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Mangham High School, Northeast Louisiana Jr. College and Louisiana State University, and was a teacher in the Richland Parish School System for over 30 years.

Preceding Mrs. Boies in death were her husband, William Reese Boies, parents, Robert and May McIntyre and sister, Shirley Malmay.

Mrs. Boies is survived by her children, Rachel and Jerry Gandy, Glen and Lilia Boies; grandchildren, Jacob and Virginia Gandy, Joshua and Jessica Boies and Anna Kate Gandy; great-grandchildren, Hannah Cook, Owen Reese Boies and William Nolan Gandy; brother, Robert McIntyre, sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Epinette, brother and sister-in-law, Charles Glen and Christina Boies, as well as her childhood friend, Zona McKay.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Ethel Amos, Dorothy Ausberry, Virginia Givens, Sandy Lowentritt, Gracie Rimes, as well as Richland Hospice.

Pallbearers will be Prentis Gandy, George McKay, Joseph Malmay, Kim Malmay, Robert Malmay and Lavelle Williamson.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Deacons of Mangham Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Mangham Baptist Church Building fund.

Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Saturday, and 1 PM until service time Sunday at Mangham Baptist Church.

Mulhearn Funeral Home

Mangham, LA

Published in The News Star on Dec. 16, 2012