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BOGGS, Helen C. (Harbison)

Friday, October 19, 2012

 

Helen Constance Boggs departed this life on Oct. 19, 2012.

 

She was born to Dotson and Ruth Harbison on Aug. 17, 1922 in Chickasha, OK.

 

She was raised there with four sisters and while attending the Oklahoma College for Women met William 'Bill' Boggs who came to Chickasha from his home in Winner, SD, to work at an Army Air Force Pilot Training Center.

 

They fell in love and enjoyed a marriage of 67 years. Helen was a loving wife to her husband, a loving Mother to her only child, Jim Boggs. She was preceded in death by her sisters and husband who passed ten months prior to her death. She leaves behind her son, Jim, and her grandchildren, Christian Boggs and Meghan Patti, and her great grandson, Mason James Patti.

 

Her family included her daughter-in-law Pam Boggs and grandson-in-law Tony Patti and her grandchildren-in-law Paxton and Payton Toy. Her life was a true celebration of love and giving. She lived life to the fullest enjoying bridge, playing the slots and sharing her love with her family and all that she met on her journey through life. Services will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home. Mount Moriah Terrace Park Funeral Home, 801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO.