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 Aaron Washington Bolen

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Aaron Washington Bolen

  • Birth 15 May 1875 Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 5 Jan 1959 Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Odd, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 34132205

Bolen Services
Set on Thursday

Funeral services for Aaron Washington Bolen, 83, Lillybrook, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Missionary Baptist Church, Josephine, by the Rev. F.C. Calhoun

Burial will be in the Hannah Lilly Cemetery, Odd.

Bolen died at 10 a.m. Monday in a Beckley hospital after being seriously ill for the past week.

Born May 15, 1875, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Esau Bolen.

He had been a lifelong resident of the aLillybrook area and was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church of Josephine.

His wife, Mrs. MArtha Jane Meadows Bolen, died in March, 1939.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Sadie Maxwell of Dover, Ohio, and Mrs. Clole Sranick of Pickshin; four sons, George Henry, Lonnie Z., Carl B., and Esau, all of Lillybrook; one sister, Mrs. Zinia Garrison of Fireco; one brother Nelson Bolen of Fireco; 20 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. One son, James Herbert Bolen, Preceded him in death.

The body will be taken from the Melton Mortuary to the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Cloie Stanick, at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Pallbearers will be Theodore Midkiff, Sherman Walker, Hugh Campbell, Frank Michalek, Bill Hornsby, and Ralph Bell.

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  • Created by: In Memory of my son Ronald and mother Piney
  • Added: 23 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34132205
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Aaron Washington Bolen (15 May 1875–5 Jan 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34132205, citing Hanna-Lilly Cemetery, Odd, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by In Memory of my son Ronald and mother Piney (contributor 46858168) .