Beaufort “Boo” Jones Bost, 88, of Hickory passed away February 16, 2019 at Kingston Residence.
Born February 1, 1931, Boo was the daughter of the late Laurence Graham Jones and Minnie Brand Garner. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Harvey Lee Bost, Jr.; and 2 brothers, Laurence Jones and David Jones.
Boo was a graduate of Lenoir Rhyne College and a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Hickory Service League, an Honorary member of the Hickory Elks Lodge, a Boy Scout leader and a frequent volunteer at Frye Regional Medical Center. Boo was pure fun. She enjoyed playing bridge, playing mahjong, working puzzles, and meeting friends at Backstreets. She was an avid reader, loved playing golf, and was a Masters patron for many years. Boo was warm and kind and admired by all who knew her. She had a unique spirit that drew people to her as she made everyone feel special and important. To know her was to love her. Boo’s children feel especially blessed to have had her as their mother.
Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Bost of Hickory and Cynthia Bost Willis and husband Tom of Mooresville NC; two sons, Lee Bost and wife Lisa of Hickory, and Andy Bost and wife Brenda of Burlington, NC; a sister, Juanita Jones of Gastonia, NC; grandchildren, Kris Honeycutt, Lee Honeycutt and wife Shauna, Brett Bost and wife Amree, Mitchell Bost, and Drew Bost; great-grandchildren, Maddox Bost and Violet Bost; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 PM Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church officiated by the Rev. Whit Malone. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. A private family graveside service will be held at Oakwood Cemetery.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home in Hickory is serving the family of Boo Jones Bost. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church in Hickory.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.bass-smithfuneralhome.com.