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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 11, 2016

Becky Jo Boal

Nov 28, 2016

Becky Jo Boal, 67, died on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, in Bettendorf.

Cremation has been accorded. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at 9 a.m., at Forest Home Cemetery, in Mt. Pleasant. The family will greet friends following the graveside service at 10 a.m., at the Olds United Church of Christ, in Olds. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., at the Olds United Church of Christ, with Rev. Carl and Rev. Elaine Vass officiating.

A memorial has been established for the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Honts Funeral Home, in Winfield, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Boal was born on Sept. 15, 1949, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Everett and Mary Lou (Baker) Boal. She graduated from WACO High School in 1967, and then Northeast Missouri State University.

Her worked as a computer analyst in Denver, Colo., and eventually San Francisco, Calif. She retired from Kaiser Permanente in 2010.

She was a member of Cameron United Methodist Church, in Denver, Colo.

She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.

Boal is survived by her mother and stepfather, Mary Lou and Don Peterson, of Ottumwa, her daughter, Phaedra (Marty) Martinez, of Davenport; one grandson; two granddaughters; two sisters, Gail (Bruce) Wortmann, of Bloomfield; and Beverly (Scott) Murray, of Ankeny; and one brother, Thomas (Kerie) Boal, of Magnolia, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her father and infant twin sisters.

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