Myrtle Maddox Boner, age 96, of Toccoa, Georgia formerly of Ocoee, Florida, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Myrtle was born in Malone, Florida on October 18, 1923 to Ben and Julia Conrad. In 1941 she married Herman Maddox. After Herman’s military service, the couple settled in Ocoee and raised 3 children, David, Paul, and Iris. Myrtle continued to make Ocoee her home for the next 65 years. She worked in food service at Sunland State Hospital and later at Manheim Auto Auction. She was a member of Starke Lake Baptist Church. Herman passed away in 1970. Later on, Myrtle met and married Richard Boner, becoming step mom to Kathy, Becky, and Ricky. Myrtle and Richard enjoyed travel and were able to take many vacations, bus trips, and cruises until his death in 2004. In addition to Herman and Richard, Myrtle was preceded in death by her oldest son, David Maddox and her grandson, Daniel Maddox. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Paul and Danya Maddox, of Toccoa, GA; daughter, Iris Pearce, of Moss Bluff, LA; step-children, Becky Payseur and Ricky Boner; sister, Gertrude Smith, of Columbus, GA; 6 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Graveside funeral service for Myrtle will be held at 10am on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at the Ocoee Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Pritchard officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in memory of Myrtle to Starke Lake Baptist Church, PO Box 520, Ocoee, FL 34761. Services entrusted to Collison-Gramkow Funeral Home & Crematory, 500 E. Airport Blvd., Sanford, FL. Telephone 407-322-3213.
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