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Barbara Nora Keyford Boris

Barbara Nora Keyford Boris, 93, of Hillsboro, passed away May 22, 2023 at Salyer’s Adult Group Home. 

She was born the daughter of the late Arthur and Nora Lawrence Keyford in Devonport, England. 

She grew up in Bath, England. Barbara was a member of the Hillsboro Church of Christ and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 2230. She enjoyed painting, knitting and reading. She also bred dogs and had a love for nature and flowers. 

She is survived by her children, Robert (Cynthia) Arthur Boris of Alabama, Jennifer (Ben) Diane Badgley of Georgia, Martin (Angela) Scott Boris of New Vienna, Timothy (Linda) Paul Boris of Hillsboro, David (Judy) Edwin Boris of Hillsboro, Angelica Renee Boris of Mt. Orab, and Michael (Rebecca) John Boris of Wilmington; 30 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Nickolas Boris; children, Grant Nickolas Boris and Noreen Kaye Nordman; and a grandson, Timothy Boris Jr.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Auburn Cemetery. 

Memorial donations may be made in Barbara’s name to Hillsboro Church of Christ, 155 West Walnut St, Hillsboro, Ohio 45133. 

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