Anna Laura Boso

By Charlene Hoeflich

May 12, 2014

PORTLAND — Anna Laura Boso, 83, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Jackson General Hospital in Ripley, W. Va.

Born Aug. 10, 1930, in Wilding, W. Va., she was the daughter of James B. Patterson and Dessie Mae Archer Patterson.

She was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Dorcas, and a member of the Sonshine Circle. She loved to cook and was happiest when taking care of her family.

She is survived by her children Nancy (Bob) Everson, of Hillsboro; Peggy Hill, of Letart Falls, Debbie (Dave) Parsons, of Portland, Steve Boso, of Portland, Tom Boso, of Portland, Bonnie (Buddy) McAngus, of Pomeroy, Charlie (Mandy) Boso, of Portland, and Michael (Holly) Boso, of Middleport; sister-in-law Linda (Wayne) Russell, of Racine; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Claire; a daughter, Vicki; a grandson, JB; a son-in-law, Max Hill Sr.; sisters Lucy, Azelline, Ada, Pauline, Susie, and infant sister Audrey; and brothers Rex, Herbert, Roy, Ted, Delbert and Jim.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, W.Va, with Pastor Arland King officiating.

Burial was in Ravenswood Cemetery.

Friends visited the family at the funeral home on Friday, May 9, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

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