Jasper C. Boone, 79
SALEMBURG — Mr. Jasper Carl Boone, 79, died Saturday, March 16, 2013, in his home.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, at White Oak Baptist Church with the Rev. Stephen Porter, the Rev. John Adams and Dr. Earl Farthing officiating. Burial will follow in the White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Boone was the son of the late Oscar and Pearl Tew Boone. He was preceded in death by his son, Timothy Baggett Boone (Tim) and five brothers, Paul, Thomas (TomBo), Haven, Wilbert and Jerry Baggett (JB) Boone.
Mr. Boone graduated from Salemburg High School and attended Edwards Military Institute (EMI). He served in the U.S. Army in Barstow, Calif., then returned to North Carolina to the family farm. He farmed the land for 40 years before retiring and moving to Salemburg. He served on the Clinton City Board of Education from 1975-1983. Mr. Boone enjoyed listening to bluegrass music, watching FOX News and the rodeo.
He is survived by: his wife of 57 years, Peggy Strickland Boone; two sons, Billy Boone and wife Brenda and Doug Boone and wife, Lori and daughter-in-law, Sharon Bullard Boone, all of Clinton; granddaughters, Brittany Hayes and husband, Steven of Clinton, Jessica Johnson and husband, Chadwick Dale of Raleigh, Abby Cannady and husband, Mark of Clinton and Anna Boone of Clinton; grandchildren, Andrew Murphy, Hannah Murphy and Rebekah Murphy all of Clinton; six great-grandchildren, Seth Johnson, Tanner Johnson and Ava Hayes all of Clinton, AnnaDale Johnson of Raleigh and Ben Cannady and Oliver Cannady of Clinton.
The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, prior to the service.
Flowers are welcome but donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.