Let the memory of Nellie be with us forever
  • 82 years old
  • Born on November 2, 1931 .
  • Passed away on August 1, 2014 .

Nellie Edwards Boone, 82, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Friday, August 1, 2014 at Hock Family Pavilion.

A native of Nash County, the daughter of late George Ernest and Bertie Brantley Edwards, she was a member of Butner First Baptist Church and retired as a medical secretary at ARC (Alcoholic Rehabilation Center) in Butner.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Monday, August 4, 2014 at Butner First Baptist Church by Pastor Charles Bryan, Pastor Lenny Rogers, and Harvey Bishop. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are her husband of sixty-five years, Curtis Boone of the home, a daughter, Judy Boone Breedlove(Wayne) , a son, Steve Boone(Jean) ,all of Butner, two sisters, Elizabeth Edwards Smith of Wake Forest , Geraldine “Geri” Edwards Woodall of Louisburg, four grandchildren, Chad Breedlove(Vanessa), Tara Breedlove, Adam Boone, Amy Boone, Heather Strother, Holly Strother, great grandchildren, Sydney Breedlove, Joshua Breedlove, Taylor Boone and Brent Elliott.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to First Baptist Church in Butner, P.O. Box 44, Butner, NC 27509.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 4, 2014 from 10:00-11:00AM prior to the funeral at the First Baptist Church in Butner and at other times at the home of her daughter.

Posted by Joe Richardson on 2nd November 2014
You are missed so much "Aunt" Nellie. I have never missed you more than at the family reunion. You certainly were there in spirit. I miss your frequent telephone concerning everyone's health. You could always make me feel better by your uplifitng voice. Happy 83rd birthday. I hope you are at the head of the table with all your favorite foods. You deserve it; you were one in a million. Love, Joe
Posted by Nancy Dickerson on 5th August 2014
I saw Mrs. Boone at Quality Drugs one day not long ago. When I told her who I was and that I was a friend of Tara's and knew Judy from high school, that sweet little face lit up like a light! It was evident that she loved her children, grand-children and great grand-children so much. She had the kindest voice and sweetest smile and expression on her face every time I saw her. She was a very special lady and will truly be missed!! R.I.P Mrs. Boone!
Posted by Teresa Craig on 4th August 2014
Nellie was a wonderful and special person. She always had a smile and something nice to say to Bill and I each time we saw her at church. She worked with my Mom before my Mom's death and after she realized who I was it was a special bond. My mother loved her and she spoke so highly of my Mom, which means the world to me. Nellie, I know you are dancing and looking down on the loved ones here. We will miss YOU!!
Posted by Joe Richardson on 4th August 2014
The loss of "Aunt" Nellie means that Heaven has gained a wonderful and caring lady. She never forgot a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion with at least a card. Her concern for others shown through like the light of this candle. While I was in rehab for about two months, it was rare that "Aunt" Nellie did not call me every night. If she missed a night, she apologized the next time she called. I regret that I never saw her again to thank her. She was looking after me like a guardian angel. I am sorry that I could not be there, but I don't get around too well. Love and deepest sympathy to all.
Posted by Wayne & Linda Elms on 2nd August 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Boone family. Nellie was a special woman and loved by all who knew her. My Mom worked with her for many years and thought the world of her. God be with you all during this difficult time.
Posted by Pat And Jim Poole on 2nd August 2014
What will we do without our Nellie? She kept us informed on all our family and friends in NC. Oh how we love Nellie and Curtis. Life won't be the same without her wonderful letters and phone calls when we each talked and bragged about our grandchildren. We had such nice visits when we could get to Butner. She will be greatly missed, but the love will never fade. Prayers to all the family. Love you all.
Posted by Marie Jones on 2nd August 2014
So sorry for your loss.Nellie was a very special lady.

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