Jerel 'Jerry''s Story
Jerel Ray "Jerry" Boyll, 92, of Terre Haute, passed away May 2, 2017, in Cobblestone Crossing Health Campus. He was born Oct. 16, 1924, in Vigo County, to Grover Boyll and Letisia Sparks Boyll.
He was a mechanic for Lovelace Trucking and a farmer. He served in the United States Navy in World War II. Jerry was a member of Oregon Baptist Church and attended Clinton United Presbyterian Church. He also was a member of the Teamster Local, Veterans of Foreign Wars 972 and American Legion Krietenstein Post 104.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Patricia Tingley Boyll, who passed away in 1987; his brother, Lester Boyll; special uncle, Owen Boyll; and his sisters, Hazel, Maryellen and Helen.
He is survived by his son, Jerel Boyll II and his wife Janice; his daughters, Jana Norris and her husband Terry and Bobbi Boyll; his stepdaughters, Connie Maffioli and Vickie Ring and her husband Don; his sister, Betty Harlan; and special friend, Frances Hagemeyer. He also is survived by his grandchildren, Jonathan Norris, Teresa Dean, Joseph Boyll, Latisha Marinos, Whitney Walker, Frankie Maffioli, Brandon Brown, Laurie Monk and Raina Brown; several great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 1 p.m. at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 East Springhill Drive, Terre Haute, with visitation from 11 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. The Rev. Mark Olson will be officiating; burial will be in Hull Cemetery, with military honors. An escort to the cemetery will be provided by Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association. If friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Indy Honor Flight Program. Online condolences may be made to:
Published on  May 3, 2017