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Violet G. Boye

Violet G. Boye

Violet G. Boye, 87, of Woodburn, Ore., died June 29, 2006.

Violet was born in Independence, Ore. to Leonard and Gladys (Reeves) Todd on January 9, 1919. She graduated from Independence High School in 1935 and worked at various jobs including hop picking, dairy farming, and seafood packing. Violet married Wilson Boye in 1947 and they lived in the Reedsport area. After her husband's death, she lived with her daughter in Medford, Salem, and most recently, Woodburn, Ore. Violet enjoyed writing letters and giving comfort to others.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Hines of Woodburn, Ore.; brothers, Lester (Kathy) Todd of Independence, Ore. and Larry (Sharon) Todd of Silverton, Ore.; grandchildren, Tracey (Charity) Hines and Mike Hines; and great-grandchildren, Anna and Collin Hines. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Boye; and sister, Mildred Todd.

A service will be held Wednesday, July 12th at 11:00 a.m. at the Hope Lutheran Church in Woodburn, Ore. Arrangements by Unger Funeral Chapel, 229 Mill St., Silverton, Ore. 503-873-5141