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From: "Peter_McCrae" <>
Subject: BOYNTON; Anna Louis Blocker-15/6/2005-USA/GA
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 00:12:21 +0100

The Glennville Sentinel
Glennville, GA
June 23, 2005 (Page 6)

Anna Louise Blocker Boynton, age 60, of Clarkston died June 15, 2005, after
courageously fighting an extended battle with breast cancer. She was born on
September 26, 1944, in Reidsville, Georgia, and was raised in Glennville,
Georgia, on a farm by her late parents, Monroe and Thelma Blocker. Growing
up, she was a Master of 4-H, represented Georgia in the Miss Maid of Cotton,
and was an ambassador of The Good Will Tour of Europe. She was a 1966 Alumni
of the University of Georgia with a BS degree in Home Economics. After
graduation, she married her college sweetheart, Rooks Boynton, and taught
home economics at Decatur High School. Later she began her own interior
design business. During her illness, her strong faith in Jesus Christ was a
testimony to all who encountered her. She was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist

She was preceded in death by her son, Jonathan Heath Boynton; and her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Monroe Blocker.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Marion Rooks Boynton; her
daughter, Heidi Boynton Butler, and son-in-law, Brett L. Butler,
granddaughter Brittany Anna Butler, and grandson Brett L. Butler, Jr., of
Smyrna, Georgia; her brother, William Monroe Blocker, Jr., of Glennville;
her sister-in-law, Nancy Boynton Forte, and brother-in-law, Wayne Forte of
Tomasville; nephews: Cale Blocker of Claxton, Andrew Boynton Forte of
Tomasville, and Ben Forte of Niceville, Florida; and niece, Amanda Forte

Memorial tributes may be posted by visiting For those desiring,
contributions may be made to Wears Valley Ranch, 3601 Lyon Springs Road,
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862 or Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 850 Mt. Vernon
Hwy., Atlanta, Georgia 30327.

H.M. Patterson & Son, Arlington Chapel, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, was in
charge of the arrangements.

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