Our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother Helen Virginia Boller, age 86, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, in her home, surrounded by those who loved her. Helen was the matriarch of the Lanham-Boller family. Her stern and caring love was shone throughout her life with her family. From working in the fields with Dad and Sunday dinners with all her family, to ice cream cones for her grandchildren, she loved and was loved.
Helen was born in Boone County, April 1, 1928, daughter of George and Mable Copeland Lanham.
She married Paul W. (Bill) Boller Dec. 22,1947, and he preceded her in death on June 29, 2013.
Helen is survived by her children: Billie (Steve) Hendricks of Danville, John Boller of Coatesville, Don (Lynn) Boller of Coatesville, Jacqueline Woodrum of Roachdale and Carol (Bill) Boyer of Lizton. She has 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and one great-great- grandchild. Preceded by her parents, one sister and three brothers, surviving is her youngest sister, Mable Sue (Steve) Morrison of Pflugerville, Texas.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 5, in the Bousley-Hays Funeral Home in Coatesville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6, in the funeral home.
We will have dinner immediately following burial at the Boller farm in New Winchester.
Online condolences may be made at www.bousleyhaysfuneralhome.com.