Mary Lee Boles

Mary Lee (Geisinger) Boles, 92, passed away in Tallahassee, FL on May 19, 2021, with her family by her side. She was born in 1928 in Waldo, FL to Arthur Leland and Grace (Sullivan) Geisinger. Following the untimely death of her father when she was just four years old, Mary and her four brothers were raised by her loving but stern mother during the Great Depression. Mary graduated from historic Waldo High School where she proudly served as a cheerleader and participated in the Ground Observers Corps during WWII. In 1947, she married the love of her life, Nathan J. Boles, with whom she enjoyed 57 years of marriage until his death in 2005. Mary moved from Gainesville to Tallahassee in 2018, but always made sure to wear her Gators orange and blue every football Saturday at her assisted living facility. She is survived by her son, Mike Boles (and wife Lila) of Tallahassee, grandsons Steven Boles (and wife Katie), Jonathan Boles, and two great grandchildren. Two people she especially loved were her “sister cousin” Myra Snowden of Gainesville and cherished friend, Polly Mitchell, of Tallahassee. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Dr. Nathan L. Boles (and daughter-in-law Darlene). She will join her husband in rest at Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central in Gainesville. Mary requested a small, private ceremony. A special thanks to the staff at Tapestry Senior Living at Walden in Tallahassee for their loving care the past three years. She leaves the world just a bit less blessed but with memories of her perfect cornbread dressing. As she joins the angels in the presence of her Lord, may she have her vision restored and deservingly find those she grieved for daily and yearned to be reunited with through her faith. Arrangements are under the care of MILAM FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES 311 South Main St. Gainesville, FL. (352) 376-5361

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