EDWARD E. BOONE
LOUISBURG - Edward Eugene Boone, 83, of Louisburg died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his home. Mr. Boone was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Bennett Boone; his parents, Taylor Webb and Grace May Boone; and his brother, William Taylor Boone. Funeral services were held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services Chapel, with the Rev. Robert Ricks Boone officiating. Burial followed in the Boone Family Cemetery.
He is survived by his son, Jimmy Boone and wife, Ardeth; granddaughter, Jamie B. Whitley and husband, Matt; grandson, Brad Boone and wife, Kelly; and great-granddaughter, Taylor Whitley, all of Louisburg; sisters, Joyce Dickens and husband, Jarrett of Rocky Mount, and Evelyn Willey of Gatesville.
The family received friends Thursday 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Boulevard, Louisburg. Flowers accepted or contributions may be made in his name to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. The flag in front of the funeral home flies at half-staff in honor of Mr. Boone’s service to his country where he served in the US Navy during WWII. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Ed’s caregivers: Ann, Cathy, Diane, Alice and Dottie, as well as Glenda and Hospice of Wake County.