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Beatrice Leona 'Onie' Higgins Boyers
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1919
Death: Mar. 28, 2006

Beatrice Leona Higgins "Onie" Boyers, 87, a resident of Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center, died Tuesday, March 28, 2006, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg, where she had been a patient for a week. Before moving to the nursing home, she lived on Community Street in Harrisonburg.

Mrs. Boyers was born Jan. 31, 1919, in Harrisonburg, and was a daughter of the late Harry and Maude Edmondson Higgins.

She was employed at Metro Pants in Harrisonburg and was a member of Divine Love Fellowship Church.

Her husband, George W. Boyers, preceded her in death in February 1975. (Her son, Richard Lee Boyers, also preceded her in death Dec. 19, 1997.)

She is survived by a sister, Thelma Coleman, and a brother, Melvin "Mike" Higgins, both of Harrisonburg; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pastors Ted Hott and Melvin McCauley will conduct the funeral 3 p.m. Saturday at the McMullen Funeral Home in Harrisonburg. Burial will follow at Woodbine Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 7-8 this evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, c/o Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P. O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216.

Daily News Record, Harrisonburg VA
March 30, 2006

Family links: 
  Maude Virginia Edmondson Higgins (1886 - 1964)
  George William Boyers (1903 - 1975)
  Richard Lee Boyers (1938 - 1997)*
  Thelma V Coleman (1913 - 2007)*
  Catherine Higgins Shifflett (1917 - 1977)*
  Beatrice Leona 'Onie' Higgins Boyers (1919 - 2006)
  Harriet O. Higgins Smith (1921 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodbine Cemetery
Harrisonburg City
Virginia, USA
Plot: section 9
Created by: JMB
Record added: Jan 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47059190
Beatrice Leona 'Onie' <i>Higgins</i> Boyers
Added by: JMB
Beatrice Leona 'Onie' <i>Higgins</i> Boyers
Added by: JMB
Beatrice Leona 'Onie' <i>Higgins</i> Boyers
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