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West Orange Times & Observer Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016 5 years ago

Obituary: Ellen Griffin Boon

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Ellen Griffin Boon, 92, died Feb. 22, 2016
by: Amy Quesinberry Community Editor

Ellen Griffin Boon, 92, of Tampa passed into glory on Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, William G. Boon; her mother, Mary Ann Griffin; her father, Alva Lee Griffin; and her brother, J.B. Griffin.

Ellen was born in Ocoee, Florida, but also lived in Tampa and Philadelphia. A World War II bride, she was married at Orlando Air Base. She loved to shop and garden, while politics and football were her favorite pastimes. She loved the Lord and was a lifelong Methodist.

She is survived by a sister, Marilee Ivy; two children, Sandra L. Johnston and William L. Boon, and their spouses, Michael H. Johnston and Shirley E. Boon; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ellen's memory to a hospice house of your choice. Interment to take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

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