Ms. Leola Boone



Gaston, NC

Ms. Leola Boone, 73, of Gaston, North Carolina, was born to the late Joshua Boone and Berbanna G. Boone on June 2, 1944. She departed this life on January 21, 2018 at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

She attended Northampton County Public Schools where she received her formal education.

She attended Giving Grace Apostolic Faith at an early age where her mother and father attended.

Leola enjoyed cooking, dancing, singing, and having fun. She was a very friendly person who never met a stranger. She was a loving person and she enjoyed being around her family and making them laugh. Her accomplishment in life was to live it to the fullest, and she also instilled that into her daughter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Taylor Boone, and a sister, Martha Ingram.

She leaves to cherish her memory, one beautiful daughter: Tammy B. Vincent and her husband: Chris Vincent of Gaston, NC. She was blessed with five grandchildren: Brandon Boone of Austin, TX, Tyrell Boone of Winston Salem, NC, Kristofer Vincent of Henrico, NC, Trevon Vincent of Greensboro, NC, and Christopher Gonsulaz of Augusta, GA; three great-grandchildren: Semaj Boone, Raven Gonsulaz, and Amore-Grace; her siblings: Enoch Boone of Chicago, IL, Solomon Boone of Jacksonville, FL, David Boone and wife, Ernestine Boone, Minister Mamie Bryant and Ernestine Boone of Garysburg, NC, Beulah Bynum of Germantown, MD, Lucille Pauling of Brooklyn, NY, Cora Hendricks, Dorothy Garner and husband, Clarence of Gaston, NC, Belinda Gray and Ricky Gray of Gaston, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Visitation for Ms. Boone will be held from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 2:00 pm, on Thursday, January 25, 2018, in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in the Garner Family Cemetery in Garysburg, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, NC.

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