Nina Kelone Boyles, USNR (Ret.)
June 14, 1924 – May 9, 2018
Nina Kelone Boyles died peacefully on May 9, 2018. Born in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1924, she was a resident of Birmingham for over 60 years. Her husband of 53 years, Paul, preceded her in death as did her sisters Liane Jamison, Dez Dore, Margaret Viger & Lorene Hickcox.
Nina attended Rosenthal grammar school and Bolton High School where she was in honor society, quill and scroll and editor of yearbook. She joined WAVES in Louisiana during WWII and thoroughly enjoyed her duty in New Orleans & around the USA. She continued participation in Fleet Reserve for 38 years. The activities of the group provided many happy memories. Nina retired from the Personnel Department of the V.A. in Birmingham where she enjoyed the friendship of many coworkers. She was a lover of cats and provided home for too many to count. Paul’s dogs and Nina’s cats made a full house. Nina and Paul were accomplished storytellers and both loved a good joke. She will be missed by her many nieces and nephews as well as many great nieces and nephews.
Graveside Service was held Wednesday, May 16 at 10am at Forest Crest Cemetery, Irondale, AL.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to your favorite charity or to the Alabama SPCA at P.O. Box 78, North Port, AL 35476.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, May 16, 2018