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Joseph Virgil Boone

Graveside funeral services for Joseph Virgil Boone were held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery in Sontag. Bro. Ed King officiated the services with Wilson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Boone, 93, of Oma, passed from this life on March 23, 2017, at Copiah County Medical Center in Hazlehurst, with his loving family by his side. He was born on April 15, 1923 in Lawrence County to Oscar and Edna Boone.
Virgil was a veteran of World War II and a long standing member of the IUOE Local 624 of Richland since 1957.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Lorene Guess Boone; parents, Oscar and Edna Norman Boone; step-mother, Ruby Boone Anding and one brother, Herbert Boone.
He is survived by his daughter, Ann Boone Channell and husband Jimmy of Oma; son, Joe Boone of Sontag; and granddaughters Carrie Channell Smith and husband Clay, and Toni Channell and Jake Reynolds.
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