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Darlene Boomershine

Darlene Boomershine, 57, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, July 22 at Golden Living Center Oak Ridge in Richmond.
   Darlene was born May 2, 1955 in Richmond, Kentucky to Charles and Rebecca Gordon Wyman. Her mother later married John Wallace of Richmond, Indiana, who raised her as his own.
   Darlene was a graduate of Gwinn High School in Michigan. She married Philip Boomershine on November 12, 1972 and traveled with Philip and their family throughout his military career, finally returning to Richmond in 1992 where they have lived since. Darlene was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping, talking to the children and grandchildren and making quilts and things for family and friends.
   She was proud of her graduating from high school with honors and of the letter she received from the President for her support during Philip’s military career.
   Darlene will be missed by her husband of nearly 40 years, Philip Boomershine, of Richmond; son, Michael Boomershine and his wife, Casy, of Biloxi, Mississippi; daughter, Tina Myers and her husband, Mike, of Council Bluffs, Iowa; 5 grandchildren; sister, Cheryl Powell, of Richmond and several nieces and nephews.
   Darlene was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters, Marlene Voiles and Kathy Harrison.
   A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Lutherania Cemetery in Richmond.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 26, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to Autism Speaks, 5455 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 2250, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

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Darlene will be missed.  Condolences to Phil and the rest of her family.

Doris Shaw Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM

Phil and family, I don't know if I will make it to the funeral, I have to work that day.  If I don't make it.  Please know that your in my thoughts and in my prayers.  Darlene was my dearest friend, she was always there for me, and I'm going to miss her so much!  I love you guys.

Teresa Terry & family Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM

Mr. Boomershine and family, my thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I understand your pain. Please remember that her spirit is now free from the ailing body, and she will always live in your hearts.

Stasia Veramallay-Hodges Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM

Phil ,I''m so sorry to hear about Darlene passing away. No words can express the lost I felt when I read she had passed away. Wish I could come to the calling but I have to work. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family.

Vicky (Black) Watson Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM

Philip,Tina, Michael and families,

Our prayers go out to the entire family. May God give you the strength to get through this hard time.  I know Darlene will be missed greatly by all who knew her.

With heart felt condolences,

Michael J & Connie Seely

Mike & Connie Seely Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM


My thoughts are with you and your family at this time.
I'm very sorry for your loss.

Rich Conley

Rich Conley Jul 23 2012 12:00 AM