Ware Shoals - Nellie Williams Boland, 97, widow of Lewellyn E. Boland died April 23, 2008 at Hospice House in Greenwood. She was born in Laurens County, a daughter of the late Samuel W. and Ora Manley Williams. She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons: Calvin Boland and wife Alice, Bradenton, Fla., Euel Boland and wife Ellen, Ware Shoals, Karon Boland and wife Belinda, Batesburg: two sisters, Margaret Adair, Greenwood and Grace Davis, Gray Court, also three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 pm at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Bruce Ostrom officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Rocky Boland, Aaron Boland, Leif Hoagrand, Maurice Coker, Chris Coker and Jonathan Coker . Honorary escort will be members of the Naomi/Bible Study Book Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to Poplar Springs Baptist Church, 6466 Poplar Springs Rd., Ware Shoals, S.C. 29692. The family is at the home of a son, Euel Boland, 8885 Hwy.252 and will receive friends 1-2 pm Saturday at the church.

Parker-White Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to

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