Gardenia ‘Dennie’ Gibson Boger
Published 8:35 am Thursday, January 6, 2022
Mrs. Gardenia “Dennie” Gibson Boger, 82, of Liberty Road, Mocksville, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1939 in Davie County to the late Baxter Thomas and Ethel Louise Sain Gibson.
Mrs. Boger graduated from Davie County Schools, Class of 1958, and was a lifelong member of Liberty United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir for many years and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She worked as a child nutrition assistant at Davie High School and Cooleemee Elementary School from 1977 to 2000, and treated her school children as her own. She was a simple woman who loved flowers, spending time with her family, and was the glue that held the family together.
Survivors include: her 3 children, Michael E. Boger, Jeffrey L. Boger (Letitia), and Teresa B. McBride (Steve), all of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Kimberly Jones (Blake), Nickolas Boger (Cassandra), Amelia Robertson (Mackinzie), and Todd McBride; 7 great-grandchildren; a sister, Trudy Speer (Cecil); 2 nieces; a nephew; and a special dog, Sammy.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31 in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Greg McEwen officiating. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at Eaton Funeral Home.
Memorials may be considered for Liberty UMC Memorial Fund, 141 Liberty Circle, Mocksville, NC 27028, or a charity of the donor’s choice.