|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1932|
|Death: ||Oct. 27, 2007|
Carolyn Joy Boatman was born July 22, 1932 to William and Selma Bruce in Norman. She died peacefully in her sleep on October 27, 2007 at the Moore Nursing Center. Ms. Boatman married Lee Roy Arnold (deceased) in 1949. She has three loving children from that union: daughter, Treva Vaughan & husband Jim Vaughan of Norman, and sons, Jimmie and Damon Arnold of Earlsboro. She married Joe H. Boatman (deceased) in 1963 and from this union has one loving son, James Boatman of Oklahoma City. Though she loved her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she was especially close to her granddaughter, Jalisha Boatman, whom she raised. She is also survived by one sister, Pauline Martin; one brother, Larry Bruce and wife Carolyn of Seminole; and a dear uncle, Jack Bishop and wife Lorene of Norman. Joy was preceded in death by both husbands; parents, brothers, Jimmy Bruce, Jerry Bruce, John Bruce, Vandle Bruce; sister, Wanda Phillips; and granddaughter, Samantha Arnold. Joy's family sincerely thanks the special angels of Moore Nursing Center, Crossroads Hospice, and Good Sheperd Hospice. Visitation and condolences may be made at John M. Ireland Funeral Home & Chapel 120 South Broadway in Moore. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at the Little Cemetery in Seminole, Oklahoma and officiated by Pastor Roy Robertson, Bowlegs Assembly of God.
Joe Henry Boatman (1939 - 1989)*
Created by: GG
Record added: Oct 30, 2007
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