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April 30, 2014

Martha Nell Oman Boen

1935-2014

Martha Nell Oman Boen was born to Leona Morgan Oman and Bonnie Claude Oman on October 15, 1935 in Muskogee, OK.  She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen M. Kerr, and brother-in-law, Ralph Kerr.

She was raised in Muskogee, OK and graduated from Muskogee Central High School in 1953.  She married James K. Boen, also from Muskogee, who preceded her in death in May, 2001.  During their marriage they lived in numerous states and made many friends from all over.

Martha was a home maker until her children started college.  She then went on to have a long successful career with Northside Anesthesia in Atlanta.  She retired after 25 years of devoted service.  A resident of Alpharetta for 28 years, she had been active in Bridge Club, Book Club, and other senior activities until illness prohibited her.  She lost her battle with cancer, heart disease, and stroke on Thursday April 24 while at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth.

She is survived by her 3 children, and their spouses, Vicki and Mark Dean, of Lawrenceville, GA, Mike and Patricia Boen, of Alpharetta, and Quaye and D. J. Frietas, of Decatur, GA; 7 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2:00 PM at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors.  Fellowship will follow at a reception at Martha's house in Alpharetta to which everyone is welcome.  Donations to American Lung Cancer Association in lieu of flowers is appreciated.

 

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