Dolores Ann Boulware, 82, a life-long resident of Connersville, passed away early Tuesday morning, August 2, 2022 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 18, 1940 in Connersville, one of six children of Clem and Mildred A. Mullikin Miller, and she was a 1958 graduate of Connersville High School.
On July 11, 1958, she married Jerry Lewis Boulware in Eastside United Methodist Church. Mr. Boulware passed away March 2, 2015. Dolores was a devoted wife and loving homemaker.
Over the years, she was employed at various locations, including the 3D Store as a cashier, the Kroger deli, Wal-Mart, Robert Austin Cheese Shop, and State Farm for James Skinner as a receptionist. A hard worker, she was also employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant for twelve years. She also spent time working door-to-door sales and helped her husband Jerry clean at Stant Manufacturing.
In 1981, Dolores served as Worthy Matron for the Connersville Chapter #346 Order of the Eastern Star. She also loved being a part of the Order of the Eastern Star Grand Choir.
For a time, she also served on the board of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, a Masonic youth service organization. A role model, Dolores also tutored first and second graders in the Reading Council at Frazee Elementary School.
While able, she was a faithful member of First Baptist Church where she served as a deaconess and taught Sunday school.
A dancer, Dolores enjoyed dancing at Dixon Dance Studio where she also taught dance classes.
Survivors include two daughters, Bambi Lynn Boulware and Denise Michele Boulware Parks, both of Connersville; a son, Michael Lewis Boulware of Connersville; six grandchildren, Abby Berry, Jessica Sypolt, Ryan Booher, Jason Booher, Jeffrey Parks, and Brittany Parks; sixteen great grandchildren, Garrison, Asher, and Annika Sypolt, Brooklyn, Bronson, and Maverick Moore, Fisher, Emma, Isabelle, and Samuel Booher, Braydan Reece and Jessamay Parks, Vincent, Lydia, and McKenzie Parks, and Kaleb; four brothers, Clem (Mary Ann) Miller, Jerry Lee (Donna) Miller, and Marshall Miller, all of Connersville, and Dale (Landa) Miller of Milford, Ohio.
Besides her parents and husband of 56 years, Jerry Lewis Boulware, she was preceded in death by a baby brother, Myron A. Miller; a daughter-in-law, Constance “Connie” L. Boulware who passed away June 17, 2022; and a nephew, Brian Douglas Miller, who passed away February 10, 2022.
Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. The Order of the Eastern Star ceremony will be conducted at 12:45 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Stan Howard officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dolores to the E.W. Tatman Foundation or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.