Trevecca Nazarene University

Ruth Boone, mother of President Boone, died today

Ruth Boone, 81 and the mother of Trevecca president Dan Boone, died early this afternoon. A lifelong resident of McComb, Mississippi, Mrs. Boone had not been in good health in recent years. She had been a lifetime servant of Christ and the church, serving as the church pianist, treasurer, Sunday school teacher, and church board member.

She is survived by her husband, Algie, and three children: daughters Vickie Watson (Chuck) and Rose Allison (Bryan) and son Dan (Denise).

The funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, September 22, at 2 PM, in the Lifepointe Church of the Nazarene in McComb, Mississippi.