Jackie Boles

Jun 27th, 1941 - Aug 29th, 2017


Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church

Tue, Sep. 5th, 2017 11am


Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church

Tue, Sep. 5th, 2017 1pm

Jackie Boles

Marion-Jackie Laverne Boles, 76, passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Jackie was born on June 27, 1941 in Marion to Jack and Ruby Faye (Emery) Boles. He married Sue Lukens in Herrin on October 20, 1962.

Jackie served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Enterprise from 1960-1964 during the Cuban Crisis. He was a Deacon at Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church.  Jackie loved to camp, play golf and enjoyed coaching baseball.

Survivors include:

Wife-Sue Boles


Kimberly Boles of Marion

Greg and Teresa Boles of Marion


Megan Boles

Brandie McKeal

Chris Mandrell

Clinton Mandrell

Four great grandchildren

Sister-Charlotte Hilton of Marion

Several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 1pm at Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Andy Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.  Visitation will be on Tuesday from 11am until the time of service at the church.

Memorial donations are suggested to Whiteash Freewill Baptist Church and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/1704 N. Court/ Marion, IL   62948.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome.com.

3 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: bobby emery

    From: marion, Illinois

    Date: August 30, 2017

    I’m so sorry for your loss ,Jackie will be missed, sorry i couldn’t come to funeral problems myself . prayers for all.

  • Guest: Linda Stadge

    From: Olney, Illinois

    Date: September 1, 2017

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Guest: JimDixon

    From: McHenry County, Illinois

    Date: September 1, 2017

    I am sorry for his loss. My memories at the ‘ville always include how we used to argue about how to approach a problem but we always found a compromise or an alternative. He was one of the good ones.