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Ruth Ann Boylan

Ruth Ann Boylan, 89, of Antwerp, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at Vancrest of Payne.

Ruth Ann was born in Hicksville on May 1, 1931, a daughter of the late Hazel (Crouse) and Dallas  Whitman.

She will be sadly missed by her sons, Guy (Jane), Bill (Tylene) & Bob (Deborah); grandchildren, Doug (Andrea), Gregg, Steve (Rhonda), Brad (Krista) Boylan, & Wendy (Anastacio) Zavala; 11 great grandchildren, & 3 great great grandchildren. 

Ruth  Ann was also preceded in death by her husband, W. Lavon, to whom she was married May 13, 1951, and her infant sister, Marilyn Whitman. 

Her service is at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 2 pm, with viewing one hour prior. 

Due to state mandate, guests must wear nose and mouth covering masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in her viewing and funeral service.

She will be laid to rest at Six Corners Cemetery.

Memorials are to Antwerp Friends of the Library. 

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered Monday, 9 am to NOON to the the Antwerp Funeral Home.

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I didn't know Ruth Ann for very long, but she sure made an impression on me, a very good one at that. The Lord works in mysterious ways is the only way I can describe how we met. My folks had passed away and I had there house up for sale, never thinking a lady from Florida would want it. And it was a pretty good size house for 1 small female. Well, she got the house and I later went to visit her and that's when I seen why she wanted a house that size. She also started attending the same church that I did so we started sitting together regularly. I thought I was a friendly talker, but she showed me she was even better. She was full of life for her age and had an ability to make you laugh, which I absolutely adored about her. And I always thought she was a very pretty lady too. I send my deepest sympathy and my prayers to her family. I know she will be sadly missed. She knew and loved her savior, Jesus, so I'm sure she is being taken very good care of now.

Jackie Wyckoff-VanCleve Feb 1 2021 12:00 AM

Our sincere and warmest condolences to the family. Aunt Ruth Ann began to leave us awhile back, and her journey is now complete. She was a fun and loving aunt, with a sense of humor. She was loved. She is now where we all hope to be when our time on this earth comes to an end.

Jim and Lois Little Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Ruths passing. She was a dear lady and although it has been a while since her visits to the library she was a welcomed face to see and always had a smile. Prayers for your family

Stephanie Mccullough Jan 24 2021 12:00 AM

Back in the day Mother love to go for rides on the back of my motorcycle. I don't remember ever having to ask her twice.

Bob Boylan Jan 23 2021 12:00 AM

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