January 13, 2020

Frances May Carter Boring, born March 1, 1934 passed peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer’s on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Frances graduated from Hiwassee College, where she met her future husband Don, with a degree in Home Economics. Don and Frances married December 26, 1955. She taught in Haysi, VA for a year, and after completing the school year moved to Maryville, TN and taught at Rocky Branch. After starting her family she chose to stay home and care for her children. Later in life she worked at Blount Memorial Hospital for about 10 years as a CNA on the pediatric floor. This was a job she loved and enjoyed the friendships that continued through her life. She loved her family. She made every holiday, meal and normal everyday get together special. Her grandchildren were so precious to her. She loved us well. She attended Monte Vista Baptist Church. She enjoyed her Sunday School Class, hosting and participating in mission groups, bible studies and church functions.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Rosa Carter of Pound, VA; brothers-in-law, Earl Baker, Paul Carico, Jim Copenhaver; sister-in-law, Glennis Ball and Al;

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Don Boring; children Sherry Blair and Chuck, Terry Boring and Lori, Karen Lamon and Randy; grandchildren, Olivia (Blair) Myers and Eric, Melissa (Blair) Lindsey and Charles, Chelsea (Lamon) Maute and Nick, Chad Lamon and Mackenzie, Ryann Boring; great grandchildren, Allyson, Eliza and Andrew Myers, Holly and Madalyn Lindsey, Parker and Sawyer Maute; sisters Ethel Baker of Pound, Virginia, and Lucille Carico of Coeburn; brother-in-law, Larry Boring; sisters-in-law, Janis Braun and Jim, Lavern Copenhaver, Brenda Jordan and Jim; special niece Kathy Carico Musick and many nieces and nephews. 

A Celebration of Life was held 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 8, at McCammon-Ammons-Click Chapel with Rev. Charles Ballard and Rev. Bob Dalton officiating. The interment was at 11 a.m. Thursday in Grandview Cemetery. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. A special thanks to the staff at Shannondale of Maryville. You have been caregivers, friends and family, not just to our mother but to her whole family. The support, care, and concern over the years will not be forgotten. We would also like to thank Blount Memorial Hospice, Beth and Julie, for your calling and service. To Dr. David Knoll, thanks for caring for our mother.

Memorial donations may be made to the Tennessee Alzheimer’s Association, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.

McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home in Maryville, TN was in charge of arrangements.