Posted: Thu 1:26 PM, Jun 12, 2014
Funeral Home: Burnam & Son Mortuary Inc.
Mrs. Virginia Claypool Boards, 82, of Bowling Green, and a native of Oakland, died June 7, 2014, at Commonwealth Regional Speciality Hospital in Bowling Green. Mrs. Boards was a domestic worker and a member of Oakland Mount Zion Baptist Church, where she was former president of the missionary and former choir member. Virginia attended High Street High School. Virginia loved to play bingo and enjoyed gardening.
Virginia was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard Claypool and Theo Jordan Claypool; her husband, Henry T. Boards Sr.; a son, Marcus Wayne Boards; sisters and brothers, Nancy Wardlow, Sally Mae Graham, Hattie Porter Lewis, Horactine Wardlow, Allene Shobe, Elizabeth Hill, Edward Hill, James Hill, Lawrence Claypool, Leonard Claypool Jr. and Will H. Hill; two daughters, Rita (Michael) Ragland of Louisville and Geneva (Tony) Higgins of Bowling Green; three sons, Henry T. (Linda) Boards Jr. of Bowling Green, Leonard Earl (Judith) Boards of Bowling Green and William Ralph (Mary) Boards of Rochester, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, many relatives and friends.
Burnam & Son Mortuary Inc., 201 Center St., Bowling Green, is directing. Services are at noon Saturday at Oakland Mount Zion Baptist Church, 109 Young St., Oakland. Visitation is from 10 to 11:55 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green.