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Shirley A. Boo

Shirley A. Boo, 88, of Lewistown passed away Sunday November 8 at the home of her daughter in Lewistown surrounded by family. She was born November 27, 1931 the daughter of Calvin and Floss (Camp) Bainter. She married Max Boo on June 9, 1950 at Lewistown. He died March 29, 2015. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and three sisters. Surviving are five children, Jerry (Cheryl) Boo of Tremont, Joyce Boo of Cuba, JoEllyn Boo of Lewistown, John (Darla) Boo of Lewistown, and Jana (Dana) Schrock of Lewistown, seven grandchildren, Jenelle (John) Meyer, Julianne (Caleb) Nanzer, Jacob (Ashley) Boo, Cody Boo, Halie Boo, Kyleigh Schrock, and Shelley (Jeff) Henson, seven great grandchildren, Keegan & Ava Boo, Jordan, Alyssa & Noah Henson, MacKenzie Greenwell, and John Meyer, and her special helper Amanda Harris. Shirley was a homemaker; she had also worked at Atwood’s in Havana, at Graham Hospital switchboard and owner operator of the Laundromat in Lewistown. Shirley’s greatest accomplishment was being a mother. She was a member of the Lewistown Church of the Nazarene where she served the Lord in many capacities for many decades. Shirley was a member of the founding board of director’s for the Spoon River Towers. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the Lewistown Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Howard Love officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Lewistown. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church, all social distancing guidelines for church services will apply. Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lewistown Church of the Nazarene. To view Shirley’s life tribute video or to send online condolences visit

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  1. DEBBIE TROXELL HAYES on November 14, 2020 at 11:42 am

    I have fond memories of Shirley as a Graham Hospital School of Nursing student “back in the day”. Shirley was always so kind, and loved the nursing students. My deepest condolences to her family.
    With Kindest Regards!
    Debbie Troxell (Jay F) Hayes

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