Official Obituary of

Yolanda Boggs

January 5, 1951 ~ March 14, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Yolanda Boggs Obituary

Franklin resident, Yolanda Boggs, age 73, passed away peacefully at her home on March 14, 2024, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Yolanda L. Boggs was born January 5, 1951 in Kansas City, MO.  She was one of three children born to Lewis and Dollie (Reed) Chappell.  Yolanda’s family moved to Franklin, MO early in her life.  Yolanda attended New Franklin High School and later earned her GED.  On January 11, 1969, Yolanda married Carl Edward Boggs in Boonville, MO.  The couple enjoyed over 39 years of marriage until Carl’s passing on July 18, 2008.  On top of being a loving spouse and raising her family, Yolanda spent most of her career working for Nordyne factory in Boonville.  She worked at Nordyne for 20 years as a supervisor.  Oftentimes following her workday at the factory, Yolanda would come home and continue working on the family’s farm.  Yolanda was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs fan.  She was also a devout member of Riverside Christian Church of Boonville, MO.

Survivors include her two children, Tim (Allison) Boggs of Holts Summit, MO and Shelly (Gene) Lee of Columbia, MO; eight grandchildren, Jessica (Brandon) Fisher, Garrett Boggs, Justin (Ashlee) Boggs, Cassie Lee, Corey Lee, Connie Yaeger, Brady Boggs and Brett Boggs; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Rodney (Colleen) Chappell of Cole City, IL.  In addition to her husband and parents, Yolanda was preceded in death by a son, Dustin Allen “Dusty” Boggs and a brother, Stanley Chappell.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette, MO.  A funeral service honoring Yolanda’s life will be 11 AM, Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at Boonesboro Christian Church in Boonesboro, MO.  Interment will follow the service at Boonesboro Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Boonesboro Cemetery, c/o Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service, 174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N., Fayette, MO 65248.

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March 19, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Funeral Home -Fayette Location
174 Hwy. 5 & 240 N
Fayette, MO 65248

March 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Boonesboro Christian Church
3025 County Rd J
Franklin, MO 65250


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