Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1926

Mary Boring Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1926

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Date of PassingJanuary 02, 2016

Mary Boring Obituary

from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1926

Mary Boring Obituary

Date of BirthFebruary 16, 1926

333 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 02, 2016

Mary Boring Obituary

from Knoxville, Tennessee, United States


Mary BoringKnoxville, TNMary Ruth Boring, age 90, of Knoxville, passed away on October 2, 2016, after a brief illness. She was born on February 16, 1926, in the Karns community of Knoxville, and lived for her entire adult life in Fountain City. She graduated from Karns High School in 1944 and then attended Knoxville Business College. She previously worked for Miller's Department Store and Dr. Pat Kelly, but she will mostly be remembered for her legacy as a devoted mother, grandmother, and wife of a coach and principal. She was a lifelong member of Fountain City Presbyterian Church.She is preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty-nine years, Dan York Boring; parents, Ira L.and Mittie Belle Walters; sisters, Gladys Leinart and Frances Elmo Chesney; brother, Boyd Walters; and step-granddaughter, Brandy Maples. Survivors include her son, Danny (Laura) Boring, of Knoxville; daughter, Janie (Greg) Hart, of Birmingham, AL; granddaughter, Ashley (Jason) Fuller, of Maynardville; grandsons, Matt (Julie) Hart, of Birmingham, AL; Andrew (Diana) Hart, of Gulf Shores, AL, and Nathan (Jennifer) Hart, of Birmingham, AL; great-grandchildren, Davis, Cooper, Blakely, and Nate; sister, Wilma Peterson; and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank all of the kind and caring staff at Park View Fountain City, Morning Pointe of Powell, and Tennova Residential Hospice. A special thank you as well to long-time friend and caregiver, Ester Vogt.The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 12:00-2:00 p.m., at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 West Adair Dr., Knoxville, TN 37918. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m., in the chapel, Rev. Max Reddick officiating. Interment to follow in Lynnhurst Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.berrylynnhurst.com.