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Harriette Boggs Spink

Posted: 1335703584000
Classification: Obituary
Edited: 1335704093000
Harriette Boggs Spink, 90, of Chillicothe, Ohio passed away on Friday, April 27, 2012 peacefully at her home.

Harriette was born on April 30, 1921 in Greenville, South Carolina, the 7th child of 10 to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Arthur Boggs.

Harriette was a WWII Army Nurse veteran, stationed in Europe from 1943 - 1945.
She was interviewed by PBS for The War Series which was seen on TV in the Chillicothe, OH area.

Harriette and Tom lived in numerous locations due to his DuPont position, including Camden, SC, Wilmington, DE, Argentina and Iran. She participated in many volunteer activities throughout the years. She has been living with her daughter, Carol Weaver, for the past 11 years in Ohio.

She will be deeply missed by all of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Harriette often said that she had an amazing life, full of adventure.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Norman Spink, and eight of her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her four children, Tom (Joanne) Spink, Jr. of Wilmington, Delaware, Melissa Spink of Wilmington, Delaware, Carol (Roger) Weaver of Chillicothe, Ohio, and Paul (Ann) Spink of Mesa, Arizona; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Lighthouse Baptist Church North Campus on Saturday May 5th, 2012 at 5:00pm with Pastor Ryan Bevan officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the WARE FUNERAL HOME.

You may sign her online register at

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on April 29, 2012 .

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