Marjorie Eleanor Sykes Boles was born in Island Grove, Florida to Morgan Whistler Sykes and Martha Gladys Sykes on May 10, 1931. She worked as a childcare provider for many years. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church, Gainesville, FL. She enjoyed being around family and friends, children, tending to her flowers, and Christmas was her favorite holiday.
Marjorie Eleanor Boles is preceded in death by her father, Morgan Whistler Sykes, mother, Martha Gladys Sykes, husband, John Lavell Boles, daughter, Deborah Lynn Boles, brother, Thomas Morgan Sykes, brother, William “Billy” Wayne Sykes, Sr., brother, James Jefferies Sykes, and brother Myles Kirby Sykes.
Marjorie Eleanor Boles is survived by her daughter, Patricia Dean (Donald), Archer, FL, son, Wayne Boles (Donna), Island Grove, FL, son, Charlie Boles (Lisa), Gainesville, FL, son, Thomas Boles (Lori), Sevierville, TN, sister, Cora Sue Price (Creighton), Fayetteville, GA, sister, Frances Coulliette (Audry), Jacksonville, FL, sister, Berneice Woodard, Micanopy, FL, sister, Glenda Miller (Perry), Fairview, TX, as well as seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 N.W. 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL on March 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
Funeral service will be held at Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 N.W. 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL on March 22, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Forest Meadows Memorial Park East, Gainesville, FL
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkview Baptist Church, 3403 N.W. 13th Street, Gainesville, FL 32609 or to Children’s Miracle Network, P.O. Box 100386, Gainesville, FL 32610. Condolences may be left in Marjorie Boles online guestbook at www.forestmeadowsfh.com