BOLL, Reba Alta (Coy)

Date of birth:  23 May 1892, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 22 January 1988, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana; January 25, 1988

Reba A. Boll

Reba A. Boll, 95, died Friday at the United Methodist Home, Franklin, where she had lived since 1983.

Born May 23, 1892, in Bartholomew County, she was the daughter of Samuel Wash­ington and Emma Elizabeth (Barnhill) Coy. She attended Bartholomew County schools.

Her husband, Max A. Boll, died Nov. 1, 1955. They were married June 6, 1934, at Kansas Methodist Church in what is now Camp Atterbury.

A homemaker, she was a member of Honey Creek United Methodist Church, the church’s Ladies Aid and the Columbus Home Economics Club. She also was a member for more than 50 years of the Order of the Eastern Star, Edinburgh Chapter 478.

The Revs. C. V. McMillan and Byron Johnson will officiate at the 1 p.m. service Tuesday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home, Franklin, where friends may visit anytime today. Burial will be at Rest Haven Ceme­tery, Edinburgh.

Mrs. Boll is survived by a niece, Louise Angle of Rushville, and three nephews, Wayne Coy of Columbus, Donald Coy of Rushville and Delores Coy of Akron, Ohio.

Three brothers, Ralph Coy, Aubrey Coy, and Dallas Coy, preceded her in death.

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana; January 24, 1988

Former Columbus Resident


Reba A. Boll, 95, Franklin, formerly of Columbus and Edinburgh, died at 9 p.m. Friday at the Franklin United Methodist Home.

Funeral service will be conducted by the Revs. C.V. McMillan and Bryan Johnson at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home in Franklin, where calling will be after 3 p.m. Monday. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

She was born May 23, 1892, in Bartholomew County, to Samuel Washington and Emma Elizabeth Barnhill Coy. She married Max A. Boll June 6, 1934, in Kansas Methodist Church, now part of Camp Atterbury. He preceded her in death Nov. 1, 1955.

Mrs. Boll attended Bartho­lomew County Schools. She was a member of Honeycreek United Methodist Church in Johnson County, a home economics club in Columbus and was a 50-year member of Order of the Eastern Star in Edinburgh.

Survivors include one niece, three nephews, and several great nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by three brothers, Ralph Coy, Aubrey Coy and Dallas Coy.

Submitted by Mark Wirey