Dayrl A. Booth

March 17, 1925May 24, 2018

Dayrl A. Booth –

Of Brooklyn, Michigan passed away with his loving family by his side on May 24, 2018 at the age of 93. Dayrl was born on March 17, 1925 in Jackson, Michigan to parents George Jr. and Bertha (Rhodes) Booth. He married the love of his life, Jean Clemons, on May 19, 1945 in Jackson, Michigan. Dayrl was a truck driver for 38 years; after retiring he volunteered as a transporter for 34 years with the Department of Health and Human Services, Jackson Transit Authority, and RSVP for 38 years. Dayrl’s hobbies included: fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family; they were a big part of his life and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Jean Booth; children: Donna (Charles) Lee, Linda (Larry) Donihue, Karen Booth, Darrell Randall (Tracy Mills) Booth, David (Dorothy) Booth; eight grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, and eight great-great grandchildren. Dayrl is preceded in death by his parents; siblings: Cecil, Ernest, Donald Booth, Mable Booth, Mildred Engleman, and Lelah Slyfield. A celebration of Dayrl’s life will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, 1806 East Michigan Ave., at 2:00 pm, with visitation from 12:00 pm until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Great Lakes Caring (900 Cooper St, Jackson, MI 49202) and Catholic Charities RSVP (3425 Francis St. Jackson, MI 49203).


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Dayrl A. Booth

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