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A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances “Darlene” Boone, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, today, July 21, 2017 at DeKalb Baptist Church. Rev. DeWitt Atkerson and Rev. Keith Coates will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to DeKalb Baptist Church, PO Box 2122, Camden, SC 29020.

Darlene died Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born in Camden, SC, the daughter of the late Thomas Catoe and Vermell Tidwell.  Darlene was a homemaker and a farmer, and a member of DeKalb Baptist Church.

Darlene is survived by her husband of 48 years, “And they said it wouldn’t last”, William “Billy” Sidney Boone, Sr; three sons, John Boone of Camden, Israel Boone (Laura) of Camden and William S. “Mingo” Boone, Jr. (Wendy); grandchildren, Cody, Hannah, William S. “Will” III, Zachary, Ethan and Madison; and great-grandchild, Eli James.

A special thank you to her dear friend, Janice, Dr. Kearse at Sentinel and the nursing staff at the Karesh Wing.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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