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Barbara Ellen Garretson Bolen
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1887
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1975
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Funeral services for Barbara Ellen Bolen, 88, Of Odd, will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Coal City Community Church by Rev. L.V. Basham.

Burial will follow in the Hannah Lilly Cemetery at Odd.

Mrs. Bolen died aat 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in a local hospital following a long illness.

Born Nov. 19, 1887, at Tommy Creek, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Virginia Hylton Garretson. She was a member of the Grassy Bank Free Will Baptist Church at Hick Hollow.

She was married to Charles Edward Bolen who preceded her in death.

Surviving her are five sons, Rev. Cecil Bolen of Coal CIty, Rev. Oran Bolen of Flat Top, Sank Ray of Ariz, and Ralph and Henry Bolen, both of Pheonix, Ariz; one brother Abe Garretson of Beckley.

Five daughtes, Irene(Mrs. Emery) Walker of Odd, Dathanal (Mrs. William) Hornsby of Josephine, Rev. Clara (Mrs. Oran) Hornsby of Ghent, Mae (Mrs. G. D.) Black of Coal City, and Lena (Mrs Crawford) Vandall of Phoenix, Ariz.

One sister, Mrs. Vergie C. Bolen of Shady Spring; 52 grandchildren, 77 great-grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.

The body is at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Chapel where friends may call after 6 p.m. today.

Pallbearers will be Bill Delp, Tommy Miller, Burl Keffer, David Ult, Raymond Hungate, and Ernest Dunford.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Ingraham Garretson (1857 - 1938)
  Virginia Adline Hylton Garretson (1862 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Charles Edward Bolen (1877 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Dathnal Ora Bolen Hornsby (1912 - 1977)*
  Clara Belle Bolen Hornsby (1914 - 2000)*
  Irene Bolen Walker (1918 - 2001)*
  Ivory Mae Bolen Black (1919 - 1998)*
  Wiley Wilson Bolen (1923 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Abraham Eri Garretson (1880 - 1975)*
  Jacob Ingram Garretson (1881 - 1972)*
  Barbara Ellen Garretson Bolen (1887 - 1975)
  William Floyd Garretson (1887 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hanna-Lilly Cemetery
Odd
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: In Memory of my son Rona...
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34724290
 


- In Memory of my son Ronald and mother Piney
 Added: Mar. 12, 2009
 
 
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