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Rayola Lucille Boles Andrew
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1921
Wharton County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2013


Rayola Lucille Andrew, daughter of Ray and Goldie (Adams) Boles was born January 22, 1921 on a rice farm in Wharton County, Texas and passed from this life Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Southern Hills Specialty Care at 92 years of age.

Rayola received her education at the Brick Country School and then Grand River High School graduating in 1939.

She met Ralph Andrew when she was a freshman in high school. They were married on July 29, 1939 and started their life together in a little house near his parents' home. Their son, Randall blessed their lives on August 6, 1942. They lived in Grand River, Iowa until they moved in 1958 making their home in Osceola.

Rayola enjoyed traveling, quilting, and crocheting, and was very involved with her Church. She joined the Grand River United Methodist Church in 1953 and later served as the president of the Women's Society of Christian Service and was the church treasurer. At the Osceola United Methodist Church, she chaired the prayer chain and Quilting Ladies Organization.

In 1981 she started taking tours, traveling to Alaska and several others which took her to all 50 states and 70 countries. The most precious one was when she went to Israel, also in 1981, because Randall went with her.

Those relatives who preceded Rayola in death were her parents; husband, Ralph Clayton Andrew in 1979; son, Randall Ray Andrew; sister, Agnes Graves; nephew, David Graves; and brother in law, Myles Graves.

Rayola leaves to cherish her memory; daughter-in-law, Linda Andrew of Osceola; grandchildren, Richard 'Rick' (Nicki) Andrew of Osceola; Rodney (Andrea) Andrew of Ankeny; Clay (Jodi) Andrew of Osceola; Jeana (Dave Forman) Andrew of Coralville; great-grandchildren, Taylor Andrew, Sara Andrew, Trevor Andrew, Haley (Jon) Aleman, Sydney Andrew, Maeci Andrew Braden Andrew; and great-great-grandson, Harper Aleman; as well as other relatives and many friends.

Cemetery:
Grand River Cemetery, Grand River, Iowa 
 
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 Parents:
  Ray Boles (1897 - 1957)
  Goldie Adams Boles (1895 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Ralph C Andrew (1916 - 1979)
 
 Children:
  Randall Ray Andrew (1942 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grand River Cemetery
Grand River
Decatur County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: D Mayfield-Barnes
Record added: Jun 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111730250
Rayola Lucille <i>Boles</i> Andrew
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