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Sion Alford Boney, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1923
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 14, 2010
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA


GREENSBORO, NC - Mr. Sion Alford Boney Jr, 87, died peacefully Friday morning at Well Spring.

A service of celebration was held Wednesday at 2 pm in the First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary where he served as trustee, elder and deacon.

A native of Goldsboro, NC, Mr. Boney was the son of Louise McConnico and Sion Alford Boney.

He lived most of his life in Greensboro, and was preceded in death by his wife Betsy Richardson Boney.

He was a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, and received his MBA at Harvard Business School as well as a Certificate of Banking from Rutgers University.

Mr. Boney served his country during WW II in the Navy, and was a Lieutenant (JG) in the US Naval Reserve.

His career in Greensboro started with NCNB (now Bank of America). He then worked for the Richardson Corporation, retiring in 1985 as Secretary and Vice President. Mr. Boney also served as Vice President and Trustee of the Hillsdale Fund for 36 years.

Surviving him are his son, Sion A. Boney III (Demarest) of Hillsdale, NY and their children Winston and Ford; daughter, Betsy B. Mead (Peter) of Orange, VA; daughter, Louise B. McCoy (Steve) of Raleigh, NC and their children Josh and James; and son, Martin M Boney (Mary) of Raleigh, NC and their children Mary Powell and Betsy.

Contributions may be made to:
Greensboro Urban Ministry
306 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

or to:
Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro
2500 Summit Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27405


News & Record (May 17 to May 18, 2010)
Hanes-Lineberry Funeral Service (North Elm)
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  Louise McConnico Boney (1884 - 1971)
Green Hill Cemetery
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: KATHY
Record added: May 17, 2010
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Sion Alford Boney, Jr
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Thank you for your service to our country, Lieutenant Boney! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: May. 17, 2010

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