February 12, 1926 ~ January 8, 2022

Born in: Caneyville, KY
Resided in: Caneyville, KY

Christine S. Boone, age 95 of Caneyville, passed away Saturday, January 8th 2022 at the Grayson Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Facility in Leitchfield. She was born February 12th 1926 in Caneyville, KY, the daughter of Charles & Leland Strasburger. Christine was a caring person who loved her family and Bunko friends, she enjoyed needlework and quilting, making numerous quilts for babies who were comforted by the warmth she provided them. Christine enjoyed cooking and was said to have probably fed everyone in Grayson County at least once. She was a member of the New Harvest Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star Short Creek Chapter 27 for over 50 years.

She is survived by her two sons; Ralph “Rusty” Boone, Jr. (Barbara) & Mike Boone (Debbie); four grandchildren, Melissa Fenwick, Clay Boone, David McCash (Robin), & Bryan Henderson (Agina); four great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and many nieces & nephews.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Roger Boone, Sr.; one son, Roy Daniel Boone; one brother, Jacob Strasburger; and one sister, Lucy Lapham.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday (Jan. 14th) at the Caneyville Memorial Chapel. She will be laid to rest in the McCanless Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. An Order of the Eastern Star service will be held Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

All friends and family who wish to attend the visitation or funeral service are asked by the family to wear face coverings while at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy can be made in the form of donations to the McCanless Cemetery Fund c/o Jim Purcell 1134 Sinks Rd. Caneyville, KY 42721.

Caneyville Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Boone. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Christine Boone and sign her virtual guestbook below.


Visitation: January 13, 2022 5:00 pm - January 13, 2022 8:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

Visitation: January 14, 2022 9:00 am - January 14, 2022 11:00 am

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

Funeral: January 14, 2022 11:00 am

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

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  1. We’re sorry to hear the passing of Christine. She was a wonderful lady. She will be missed. Prayers for peace and comfort in the coming days.

  2. she was a good women her and my mom and dad was good friends and the women could cook prayers for the family

  3. My family always loved Christine, she was such a sweet Christian lady. Always had a smile, warm hug and kind word when we saw her. She will be deeply missed.

  4. Christine was an inspiration to me. I love to talk with her at Church. She was a loving and kind person. She will be missed. Prayers for the family.

  5. Christine was a very sweet lady. My mom & dad, Toad & Anna Mae thought a lot of her & Ralph. I can remember going to see them when I was little & they lived on Pine Knob Road. A bunch of them would get together to eat & play cards. They were both fine people. World needs more like Ralph & Christine.

  6. Such a wonderful Christian woman that so many will miss! There has never been a time that Christine would not make me laugh and share her “words of wisdom” with me when I visited her. I will miss you my friend. Prayers to the family!

  7. This family has lost a treasure with her loving kindness to all, a smile that would light up a room. Rest In Peace sweet lady. We will never forget you. With our love. Harold, Marilyn and family ❤️

  8. I am sorry for your loss. Christine and mom have been friends for many years. She was a special person who was a very good support for mom these past few months. We appreciate her so much . You all will be in my prayers

  9. I love the Boone family, & enjoyed visiting with your mom at Grayson Manor, pre-covid. Sorry I’m unable to be with her loved ones during the visitation, due to a tragedy of my wife’s, & I’m getting over sickness. Praying for your peace & comfort. Harvey

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