Obituary: Myrtle Maddox Boner

Ms. Boner, 96, formerly of Ocoee, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020.


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Myrtle Maddox Boner, age 96, of Toccoa, Georgia, formerly of Ocoee, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020.
Myrtle was born in Malone, Florida, on Oct. 18, 1923, to Ben and Julia Conrad.
In 1941 she married Herman Maddox. After Herman’s military service, the couple settled in Ocoee and raised three children, David, Paul and Iris. Myrtle continued to make Ocoee her home for the next 65 years. She worked in food service at Sunland State Hospital and later at Manheim Auto Auction. She was a member of Starke Lake Baptist Church.
Herman passed away in 1970. Later on, Myrtle met and married Richard Boner, becoming stepmom to Kathy, Becky and Ricky. Myrtle and Richard enjoyed travel and were able to take many vacations, bus trips and cruises until his death in 2004.
In addition to Herman and Richard, Myrtle was preceded in death by her oldest son, David Maddox, and her grandson, Daniel Maddox. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Dayna Maddox, of Toccoa, Georgia; daughter, Iris Pearce, of Moss Bluff, Louisiana; step-children, Becky Payseur and Ricky Boner; sister, Gertrude Smith, of Columbus, Georgia; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral service for Myrtle will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Ocoee Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Pritchard officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Myrtle to Starke Lake Baptist Church, P.O. Box 520, Ocoee, FL 34761.
Services entrusted to Collison-Gramkow Funeral Home & Crematory, 500 E. Airport Blvd., Sanford, FL. Telephone (407) 322-3213.

 

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