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Erma Boysel

May 14, 1930 — January 23, 2020

Erma Louise Boysel, 89, of Kenton, passed away peacefully Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Blanchard Place Assisted Living in Kenton with family by her side.
A 1948 graduate of Rushsylvania High School, she worked for ITE-Bulldog Electric and became a stay at home mother after the birth of her son, Michael. She was a member of the North Greenfield United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, taught youth Sunday School and Vacation Bible School, volunteered at the West Mansfield Community Vacation Bible School, was an advisor for the youth fellowship at North Greenfield United Methodist Church, the King's Daughters, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 603 and was a 4-H advisor. She enjoyed to play softball, which was a family affair. She pitched and played with her daughters, Linda and Ronda and they were coached by her husband Eber, playing on the West Mansfield Women's team.
Born May 14, 1930 in Rushsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Cora (Simmons) Titus. On December 29, 1947 she married her husband of over 59 years, Eber J. Boysel and he died May 29, 2007. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by her sisters, Vadah Cordrey, Doris Titus, Bernita Kelly and Madalene Carnes
Erma is survived by her children, Linda Coats of West Mansfield, Ronda (Randy) Cronley of Kenton and Michael (Teresa) Boysel of Philo; grandchildren; Shauna (Kevin) Chapman, Dan (Traci) Coats, Kristi (Christopher) Bothel, Melody (Eric) Miller, Matthew (Jaimi) Bowman, Brandy (Justin) Hunsaker, Brittanie (Dennis Fraley) Boysel, Haylie (Ryan Thompson) Boysel, Kirsten (Josh Kennedy) Boysel, Claudia Erwin, Chloe (Brandon Williams) Erwin, Paige (Russ) Wallace and Travis Cronley; great grandchildren, Miles, Audrey, Pierce, Lauren and Megan Bowman, Dawson, Eliannah and Braylen Miller, Landon, Mya, Mikayla and Lincoln Hunsaker and Collin Wallace, Jessica (Jeff) Osborne, Andrea Chapman, Ashley LeVan, Zaiden Chapman, Ryan (Melissa) Chapman, Thomas Coats, Kiarra Coats, Kaydence Bothel, Kenzleigh and Kaleigha Kennedy, Cornell Lynum, Savannah and Caleb Williams; great-great grandchildren, Alexis Chapman, Jaxyn Pratt, Aaliyah McCoy, Arika Chapman; special friends, Angela Rutan and Deb Nicol, sister-in-law, Martha Bayliss, all her friends and the caring staff at Blanchard Place in Kenton, her caregivers, Joy Smith and Courtney Bristel and her beloved fur baby, Jodi.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 27, 2020 at the North Greenfield United Methodist Church. Pastor Linda Dulin-Moore will officiate and burial will follow at the North Greenfield Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-6 P.M. Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel 222 W. Center St. West Mansfield. Memorial contributions can be made to North Greenfield United Methodist Church, Kindred Hospice or the Activities Fund at Blanchard Place Assisted Living in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Service Details.


When: Sunday, January 26, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel
Address: 222 W. Center St. WEST MANSFIELD, OH 43358



When: Monday, January 27, 2020 11:00am
Location: North Greenfield United Methodist Church
Address: 9609 CR 2 West Mansfield, OH 43358


Monday, January 27, 2020 | 12:00pm
When: Monday, January 27, 2020 12:00pm
Location: North Greenfield Cemetery
Address: Not Available WEST MANSFIELD, OH 43358

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