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Funeral services for Erline Jewett Boltz, 82, were held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, November 22, 2008, in Midway Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Rev. Todd Gandy officiated.
Mrs. Boltz died Thursday, November 20, 2008, in Lancaster Convalescent Center. Born in Kershaw, she was the daughter of the late Luther Benson and Maybell Montgomery Jewett. She was a retired educator having taught English in Ewing and Palmyra, Missouri and taught at McBee High School, McBee, South Carolina. She was a member of the VFW, and the American Legion in Knox City, Missouri and Lancaster. Mrs. Boltz graduated from Northeast Missouri State University receiving her BS degree in Education. She was a faithful member of Midway Baptist Church. Mrs. Boltz was married to the late Harley Thomas Boltz.
Surviving are her son; Larry Boltz and his wife Janice of Lancaster, five brothers; Randolph (Hazel) Jewett of Kershaw, Robert (Emanuela) Jewett of Trieste, Italy, Mike (Jennifer) Jewett of Lancaster, Gerald (Janice) Jewett of Kershaw, Carrol (Shelia) Jewett of Kershaw, three sisters; Theo (Bobby) Stroud of Kershaw, Linda (Kenneth) Bradley of Charlotte, NC, Judy (Frank) Cottone of Lancaster and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her daughter; Lizabeth Kay Boltz and a brother; Albert Jewett.
Memorial contributions may be made to Midway Baptist Church, Building Fund, 7864 Old Jefferson Highway, Kershaw, S.C. 29067.
Erline loved her life while living in Knox City and she and Harley returned each year as long as they were able. She continued to correspond via telephone and writing until her death.
We appreciate all the love and support she received during her sickness and to us in her death.
I lived with Erline and Harley during my Junior Year of school helping Larry with adjusting to going back and forth to First Grade at Knox City. Being there for a year helps me know that it is easy to love the people so much.
Theo Jewett Stroud