Olive May Boren, 92, of Alton, Mo., was born Oct. 18, 1915, at Cardwell, Ark., and died July 26, 2008, at the Shady Oaks Healthcare Center in Thayer, Mo.
She was united in marriage to Joseph B. Ray and to this union two children were born, Geraldine and Murrel Gene in Cardwell, Mo.
She was united in marriage to Eugene Boren in September of 1942, and to this union one child was born, Linda Lee at Alton, Mo.
She is survived by: two daughters, Geraldine (Jerry) Johnson and husband, Alvin of Myrtle, Mo., and Linda Combs and husband, Truman of Thayer, Mo.; one son, Murrel G. Boren and wife Peggy of Thayer; six grandsons, Glen Johnson and wife, Karen of Myrtle, Phil Johnson and wife, Trisa Johnson of Myrtle, David Johnson and wife, Lisa of West Plains, Scott Combs of Thayer, Dalin Combs of Taegu, South Korea, and Darin Combs and wife, Mila of Taegu, South Korea; a host of great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; many nieces; nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, William Eli and Hattie Goodwin Muse Crask; her husband, Eugene Boren; five brothers; one sister; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on July 28 in the Clary Funeral Home Chapel in Alton, Mo., with Bro. Ricky Ragsdale officiating. Interment followed in the Hickory Grove Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home, of Alton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the OMC Shaw Building Cancer Fund or St. Judes Children's Hospital.