Mary Boring


Mary E. (Booth) Boring entered this world on Dec. 12, 1941, and entered Heaven on Nov. 14, 2018, at age 76.

Mary was born in Michigan, moved to Tennessee at a young age, and has been a resident of Benton, for more than 50 years. She is a member of Old Ocoee Baptist Church in Benton. She went peacefully and was surrounded by her loved ones.

Mary was proceeded in death by her husband, Paul Boring; parents, Elmer and Mamie Booth; three brothers, Robert Booth, Richard Booth, and Joseph Booth; sister, Joann Booth; daughter, Cynthia Boring; an infant son; granddaughter, Autumn Hughes; and an infant grandchild.

Mary is survived by her three sons, Wallace Boring (wife Essie), Willard Boring, Doug Boring (wife Shannon) of Benton; three grandchildren, Nikki Hudgens (husband Cameron), Michael Holder (wife Amanda), Dakota Hughes; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four sisters, Loretta Wheeler, Evangeline Hatt, Doris Jacobs, Lilian Kay Quickley; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at 2 p.m., a memorial Service will be held at Old Ocoee Baptist Church on Highway 314 in Benton, with the Rev. Jack Qualls officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.

The family would like to thank all of you for your prayers and ask that in lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cancer Society in remembrance of Mary Boring.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Boring Family guestbook at

Higgins Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.


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