Nannie Jane Bolen

August 22, 1928 - May 8, 2020

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Nannie Jane Bolen, age 91, passed away May 8, 2020. She was reunited with her beloved husband Magie Bolen. She was born August 22, 1928 in Rock Fork, Kentucky to the late Elza and Anna Mae (Wooten) Bolen.

Nannie spent her life as a homemaker, the most important part of her life was family and knowing they were all well. She enjoyed her visits from all family members, from all their conversations and listening to her religious and Blue Grass music. Mother also loved talking with friends from near and far, the highlight of her phone conversations was the daily calls from her son, Steve. Our Mother loved getting together and reminiscing about her younger days, which we all loved to hear. Her smile and laughter would light up a room, and bring anyones spirits up, no matter how she was feeling. Her hopes and dreams were to be able to walk again, and to go to Burger King to socialize with family and friends.

She is survived by 4 daughters, Phyllis (Ray) Bays of Willard, Cloy (Roger-Deceased) Boyd of Cypress, Texas, Susie Flores of Willard and Charlotte (Gary) Fink of Newark; son, Steve Bolen of Garrett, Kentucky; 12 grandchildren 30 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; 6 sisters and 1 brother; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Magie Bolen, who passed away June 23, 2002; 3 grandsons, Phillip Dwayne Bays, Jeremy Francis Bolen and Warren James Fink; son-in-law, Roger Boyd; and brothers and sisters.

A private graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in New Haven, Ohio. Online condolences can be left for the family at


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Lavonda Stewart - May 19, 2020
I am sorry for your loss. Our prayers will be with you.
Steavanie Bolen Morgan - May 14, 2020
Best biscuit and gravy maker known ! That was one of my memories as child and the other was having the most prettiest set of hands and fingernails a woman could have just perfect ! You’ll be loved snd missed by all .May be tears on earth but joy in heaven .Love you NaN 🙁
Gary &CJ walker - May 14, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days. We know how deeply she will be missed. May she rest in eternal piece. Love you.
Maggie Barnett - May 14, 2020
Sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. There’s nothing like a Loss of our Mom. Praying for you!
Saundra Kilburn - May 13, 2020
Cloy, Phyllis and Charlotte I'm so sorry ? for the passing of your Mommy, prayers ? for u all I love u Girls ❤️
Tim and Lauri Conley - May 13, 2020
We were so sorry to hear of Aunt Nan's passing. We will miss her. Tim was so glad to have recently spent time talking with her about family for his genealogy. Our hearts go out to all the family.
Vicki Scott Crow - May 13, 2020
I'm so sorry for yoyr loss, prayers for your family.
Ron Mantooth AND Willie Mantooth - May 12, 2020
Prayers and Love to all the family
David, Kelly and Camden - May 12, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of Nan’s passing. She was so sweet and caring. May you all find peace and comfort in your memories of her. Love, Hugs, and Prayers, David, Kelly and Camden
Tamara Howard - May 12, 2020
So sorry for the loss of your mother. I’m the grandchild of Lewis and Unia Bolen and still live on Rockfork. She sounds like a truly loving soul. May she Rest In Peace , in our dear Saviors presence. God bless you all.
Glenna Howard Caudill - May 12, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone. Love you ?❤️?
Becky Byrd - May 12, 2020
We want to express our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Mother and grandmother. We only knew Nannie from Sherri's stories of her and she sounded like a loving, caring women that only wanted those around her to be happy and well....A Godly women we all can rest assured she is in Heaven with her heavenly loved ones and her Lord and Savior. May you all be blessed in this knowledge and get peace in that. Sincerely Crane Physical Therapy Staff
Julie Metzger - May 12, 2020
We are sorry for your loss. Prayers for the entire family
Cari Patton - May 12, 2020
Dearest Phyllis and Sue, my heart breaks for your family. Your momma was a sweet soul, I am blessed for the opportunity to have met her! When you brought her to the office she always made my day a little brighter. Love, prayers and lots of hugs coming your way. I hope God gives you peace in the days to come.
Terri Bays Schmidt - May 12, 2020
Granny I love you so much, when you left me, you left a big hole. I enjoyed our time together no matter what we was doing. You put up with all my selfies now I have beautiful pictures of you. You taught me so much, I hope someday I can be half the lady you were, you taught us that family came first. I love you.
Linda Rinehart - May 12, 2020
Thinking of you today with sorrow in my heart.