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Rev. Dr. Joseph Boles

1923 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
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Rev. Dr. Joseph Andrew Boles

Jackson, Tennessee

Funeral services for Rev. Dr. Joseph Andrew Boles will be Monday, September 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. at New St. Luke Baptist Church, 1670 N. Royal St., Jackson, TN 38301, with Pastor James I. Woods and Pastor Clarence Williams Sr. officiating. Burial will take place at Douglas Chapel CME Church Cemetery in Stanton, Tennessee. Visitation and Family hour will be held on Sunday at Mercer Brothers Funeral Home from 3:00 pm until 6 p.m. The remains of Dr. Boles will lie-in-state on Monday morning at New St. Luke Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until time of service.

Rev. Dr. Joseph Andrew Boles was born February 27, 1923 to Charlie and Alma (Catron) Bowles in Brownsville, Tennessee. Dr. Boles departed this life on Monday, September 23, 2013. God gave him 90 years of blessed living.

Dr. Boles leaves to cherish his memories: His wife Cathy; Three sons: Rev. Joseph A. Boles Jr.; Rev. Anthony Boles both of Tacoma, WA; Rev. Eric Boles, Lakewood, WA; One daughter Joan Walker, Cleveland, OH; One deceased daughter Zeberlena Campbell; One brother Harvey (Mildred) Bowles, Brownsville, TN; One sister Betty (Calvin) Douglas, Stanton, TN; Sister in-laws: Gladys Bowles, Stanton, TN; Girlean Bowles Wiley, Somerville, TN; Ovallye Boles, Shaker Heights, OH; Lurline Bowles, Jackson, TN; He is also survived by twelve (12) grandchildren, twenty eight (28) great grandchildren, and twenty three (23) great-great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and many loved ones that will always remember his guidance, love, support, thoughtfulness, and the wonderful life he lived.

Mercer Brothers Funeral Home, (731) 423-4922.


Published in The Jackson Sun on Sept. 29, 2013
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