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BOLE, Elizabeth "Betty" (Hedges)
BOLE - Elizabeth Hedges "Betty'' A long-time resident of Houston and Austin, TX and Buffalo, NY passed away May 14, 2015, in Houston. Betty was born on Valentine's Day 1937, to Lucille and Walter Hedges, in Dayton, OH. She was a graduate of Kenmore High School and Buffalo General Hospital's three-year diploma program for Professional RNs, obtained her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Nursing at Texas Women's University in Houston and then earned her Doctorate of Education from the University of Houston. Betty is predeceased by her husband, James R. Bole, Sr., formerly of Hamburg, NY, her parents, and sister Elaine Hedges. She is survived by her daughter Cheryl Bole Volirakis and her husband Gregory Volirakis, son James (Jay) R. Bole Jr. and his wife Mylene Bole, Grandchildren: Christopher Michael Volirakis, Vivian Volirakis Rodick and her husband Brian Rodick, Victoria Bole Thiers and her husband Jon Thiers, Matthew James Bole and many friends. A Celebration of her Life will be held at Christchurch Presbyterian Church, 5001 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX at 10 AM on Saturday, June 27. Interment will be held Sunday, June 28 at 1 PM at the Memorial Fountain of First Presbyterian Church of Austin, 8001 Mesa Dr., Austin, TX. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Alzheimer's Association - Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter, 6055 South Loop East, Houston, TX 77087-1005 or a charity of your choosing.