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Joyce Maxine Bolin, Russell County, KY (1929-2011)

She was the matriarch of a large, highly regarded Russell County, KY family with strong family ties in Adair County, KY and out of state. She leaves 35 direct living descendants. She was retired after a career with Fruit of the Loom and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church

Joyce Maxine Bolin, 82, College Street, Russell Springs, KY, died December 15, 2011, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home, Jamestown, KY.

The funeral services will be at 2pmCT, Sunday, December 18, 2011, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Brian Rafferty and Bro. Billy Dunbar officiating. Special music will be by Penny Wesley and Buddy Garner. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Saturday, December 17, 2011. Burial will be in the Flanagan Cemetery in Russell County, KY.

Joyce Maxine Bolin, Russell County, KY (1929-2011)

She was born March 2, 1929, in Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Eva Ona Wilson Popplewell and the late Grady Russell Popplewell. She died December 15, 2011, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY, at the age of 82 years, 9 months, and 13 days.

She was retired following a career with Fruit of the Loom in Jamestown, KY. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church, Russell Springs, KY.

She is survived by the following:
  • Six children: Linda Cheryl Voils and (William David), Lena Gail Bennett and (Larry), Jackie Lane Bolin, all of Russell Springs, KY; Ava Jean Clement of Jamestown, KY; Mila Newton and (Mike), Columbia, KY; and Dwight D. Bolin and (Lea) of Virginia Beach, VA

  • Fifteen grandchildren; Daryl Dwayne Bolin and (Breanna) of Columbia, KY; Penny Jo Wesley of Russell Springs, KY; Dana Michele Schmidt and (Joseph) of Hermitage, TN; Roycky Wayne Bolin and (Kelly) of Milford, MA; Michael Todd Voils and (Nichole) of Virginia Beach, VA; Amanda Lynn Antle and (GaVon), Jamestown, KY; Brandon Keith Knight, Russell Springs, KY; Kasey Lynette Hoskins and (Robert) of Russell Springs, KY; Nathaniel Davis Clement and (Mandy) of Boynton Beach, FL; Kyle William Clement, Chesapeake Bay, VA; Sean Michael Bolin, Virginia Beach, VA; Jerrica Elaine Bolin, Alton, IL; Stefani Brooke Knight, Columbia, KY; Ayla Christine Bolin, Virginia Beach, VA; and Rachel Diane Bolin of Virginia Beach, VA

  • Fourteen great grandchildren: Tyler Bolin, Skylar Faith Flynn, Alexander Payne Bolin, Olivia Mae Voils, Brooks Wayne Garner, Abigail Jones, Azlynn Jones, Aidan Andrew Antle, Rylan Wade Bolin; Karley Riann Antle, Lane Patrick Voiils Tyson Phillip Schmidt, William Parker Schmidt, and Katherine Joyce Hoskins

  • Five siblings: Betty Jean Ashbrook and (Elmer), Whiteland, IN; Loretta Hare, Russell Springs, KY; Barbara Ann Herron, Whiteland, IN; Judith Gail Rayburn, Whiteland, IN; and Danny Ray Popplewell, Whiteland, IN

  • Brothers in law and sisters in law: Addlean Brown Bolin, Russell Springs, KY; Levert Farmer Bolin, Russell Springs, KY; Merrill and Sandra Bolin, Indianapolis, IN; and Reba Davis Bolin Mills, Brooks, KY<

  • Three step grandchildren: Dylan Newton, Carrie Newton, and Billy Newton (Casey)

  • Five step great grandchildren: Sam Locker, Nicole Marie Lynn West, Avery June Newton, and Johnna Bergren
She was preceded in death by her husband, Garvin Horace Bolin; and by two children, Royce Wayne Bolin and Leonard Payne Bolin;by three brothers, William Attis Popplewell, Joe Finley Popplewell, and Jimmy Dale Popplewell

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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