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Article Title: Pike Press
Article Date: February 27 2008
Article Description: Obit of Boren, Juanita Lucille "Skeet" McCann
Juanita Lucille "Skeet" McCann Boren, 82, of Pittsfield, formerly of Nebo, died
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2008, at the Pittsfield Manor.
She was born July 29, 1925 in Hartford to William C. and Bessie N. Rhodes McCann. She
graduated from Nebo High School in 1943. She married Bruce B. Boren of Nebo in Franklin,
Ind. Aug. 19, 1944 and they became the parents of three sons, Michael Bruce, Phillip Mark
and William Thomas. In addition to being a homemaker, she worked part time in the Boren
and Son grocery and dry goods stores for many years, until retiring in 1992. She loved
taking care of her home and spending time with family and friends. She was a faithful
member of the Nebo Church of Christ for many years, and taught children in Sunday School.
Skeet love to sing and enjoyed making people laugh.
Her survivors include her husband of 63 years, her sons, Michael (wife Julie) of
Pittsfield, Mark of Nebo, and Bill (wife Mona) of Quincy; a brother, Basil McCann and a
sister, Maurina Boren, both of Pittsfield; six grandchildren, Jennifer (husband Travis)
Miller, Justin Boren, Angela Boren, Zachary Boren, Braxton Boren and Spencer Boren; and
three step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Leonard, Berdell and Bill McCann
and by a sister, Imogene Laux.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Nebo Church of Christ
conducted by Bro. Wilson Ramsey. Visitation was at the church from 1:30 p.m. until the
time of services Sunday, with burial following at Greenpond Cemetery, south of Milton. A
meal was served at the Crossroads Center in Pittsfield following the interment.
Memorials are suggested to the Nebo Church of Christ, Pittsfield Manor Activity Fund, or
the Alzheimers Association.
Lummis Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill handled the arrangements. Pallbearers were Justin
Boren, Braxton Boren, Spencer Boren, John Foote, Cole Foote and Jack Coultas. Honorary
bearers were Jenna Miller Angela Boren and Joanna Stay.
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