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Melvin John Boring, 78

Passed Away: 01/30/2013

Melvin John Boring, age 78 of Lula, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at his residence.

Born in San Francisco, California on January 28, 1935, he was a son of the late James H. Boring and Evelyn Ruth Clark Boring. Mr. Boring was retired from Lee Arrendale Correction Institute and was a U.S. Navy veteran where he served two years during the Korean Conflict. He was a painter who also enjoyed knife making and cooking.
Survivors include wife of 42 years, Pauline Guyton Boring of Lula; daughter, Tina King of Lula; brothers, Edward Boring of Wilmington, North Carolina, Ulysses S. Boring of Miami, Florida and James S. Boring of Lula; grandchildren, John Longan and Heather Moore both of Oklahoma; great grandchildren, Meagan Moore, Camden Longan and Dane Longan all of Oklahoma.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date for Mr. Boring.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.

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