Naomi D. (Fairley) Boylen, age 80 of Boylen Ave., Grafton, passed away Monday (June 27, 2016) at the Rosewood Health Care Center in Grafton.
She was born Dec. 31, 1935, in Washington, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late James and Inez Fairley.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 61 years, the Rev. William F. Boylen of Grafton; one son, Alan B. Boylen and wife Pam of Fairmont; five grandchildren, Christopher, Jason, Aaron, Brandi and Nikki; seven great-grandchildren, Cayden, Caitlyn, Camryn, Kiyan, Kianna, Jarin and Brady; one sister, Betty McFarland of Grafton; one brother, Howard Fairley of Worthington; one daughter-in-law, Shari L. Boylen of Grafton; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, William F. "Billy" Boylen II; three sisters, Pearl Williams, Inez Kester and Edna Fairley who died in infancy; and two brothers, Clyde Fairley and James Fairley.
Naomi worked at the Grafton Apparel Manufacturing Company in Grafton. She enjoyed her family, sewing and studying her Bible.
The family will receive friends from 2-8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 30 at the Message of Freedom Church in Grafton with Pastor James E. Johnson and Pastor Mike Stotlemyer officiating.
Interment will follow at the Woodsdale Memorial Park in Grafton.
Mrs. Boylen will lie in state at the Message of Freedom Church from 10 a.m. Thursday, until the funeral hour at 11 a.m.
Online condolences: www.donaldgfordfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 29, 2016