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Ruth L. Cooper Boley
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1938
Death: Apr. 22, 2009

Ruth L. Cooper Boley, 71, of Urbana left her home at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2009, to be with our Lord.

She was born in Weldon, Il. to Eli and Pauline Stiebner Cooper. She married Howard (Sonny) Boley Jr. on February 5, 1955, in Veedersburg, Indiana. He survives.


Also surviving are the five children, Ricky (Cheryl) Boley of Urbana, Arthur "Johnny" (Vicky) Boley of Urbana, William "Freddie" (Jessica) Boley of Shelbyville, Ky., Linda (Jim) Kuhn of Rantoul and Susan (Bud) Boley of Tolono; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 12 brothers and five sisters, Alfred Cooper of Champaign, Wilbur Cooper of Monticello, Vernon "Ike" Cooper of Kentucky, Vern "Mike" Cooper of Mattoon, Clyde Cooper and Fred Cooper of Michigan, Ron Cooper of Arizona, Butch and Jackie Roberts of Monticello, Penny Stockwell of New York, Linda Burgess of Oregon, Carol Meeker of Monticello, Eric Cooper, and Albert Cooper, Richey Cooper, Sonja Cooper and Cheryl Cooper, all of Germany.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Amanda Skillings and Wilma Mathews, and the aunt who raised her, Wilma Bennett.

She was a homemaker. 
 
Burial:
East Lawn Cemetery
Urbana
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36417597
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Grandma Boley,I can't believe it's been 4 years today!! I miss you as much today if not more.. You were the Grandma I never had grown up!! But in the short time you were in my life it was one of the best parts I ever had grown up!! I love and miss you so ...(Read more)
- Michael Osterhout
 Added: Apr. 22, 2013
Rest in Peace Mama Dirt, you will be missed dearly. It won't be the same without you ringside. From "Indiana's #1 Wrestling Fan"
- Marcus A. Fine
 Added: Apr. 28, 2009
From "TooCool TJ Kemp": "We have lost another friend in the wrestling world this past week. Mrs. Ruth Boley (A.K.A. Mama Dirt) passed Wednesday morning in her home with family. Mrs. Boley was a long time fan of all wrestling & has touched the hearts of m...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 28, 2009
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