May 23, 1945 ~ June 2, 2022

Born in: Tucumcari, NM
Resided in: Weaverville, NC

Marjorie McCain Boone, 77, of Weaverville, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022, at the CarePartners Solace Center.

Born April 23, 1945 in Tucumcari, New Mexico, Marjorie was a daughter of the late John and Helen McCain. She was a graduate of the Northwest Texas Hospital School of Nursing in 1966. Margie was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the Vietnam War as First Lieutenant of the Army Nurse Corps, January 1968 through January 1969. Later, she moved to Asheville with her husband where she worked as an RN in different capacities and volunteered in service of those in need.

Surviving is her husband, Joseph Boone, of Weaverville; children, Stephen Boone and wife Kerri of Jellico, TN, and their children, Riley and John Boone, Melissa Collins and husband Jeremy of Indian Trail, NC, and Derrick Boone and wife Kate Van Poznak of Brooklyn, NY; sister, Carol Manley of Greenville, SC; and brother, Gary McCain and wife Linda of Lockney, TX.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 18th at Foster Church; 375 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC. The service will also be live streamed:

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Asheville Pisgah Christian School Building Fund. Give online: or APCS Building Fund; 90 Academy Drive, Candler NC 28715


Memorial Service: June 18, 2022 3:00 pm

Foster Church
375 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. To the family and friends of Marjorie Boone,
    I am a member of the Army Nurse Corps Association and on behalf of the organization I extend our deepest sympathy to you. Today’s army nurses stand on the shoulders of the courageous and dedicated army nurses who served before them. Marjorie certainly was one of them and we are grateful for her selfless service to the United States of America and her service in Vietnam. With sincerest condolences,
    Paula K Trivette
    LTC, ANC, Retired
    Director, region three
    Army Nurse Corps Association

  2. We will always hold you and your family deep in our hearts. Fly high Margie Boone.
    -Joe, Debbie (Coomer), Kathryn, and Hannah Morrison

  3. I love all of y’all. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there with all of you. It was a very nice service.


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