Corina Boice, age 57, a resident of Portland, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Indiana University Health University Hospital in Indianapolis following an extended illness.

She worked at Kitco in Bluffton and Walmart in Portland. She was a 1979 graduate of Jay County High School. She attended Ball State University in Muncie and Brown Mackie College, where she received an associate’s degree as a medical assistant. 

Corina was born July 21, 1961, in Hartford City, Indiana, the daughter of Jerry and Carolyn (Wyatt) Bell Sr.

Survivors include:

Her mother — Carolyn Bell, Portland, Indiana

Special friend — Bobby Trader, Dunkirk, Indiana

Three sons — Johnathan Boice, Portland, Indiana, Warren Boice (wife: Stacy), Farmland, Indiana, and Blake Boice, Bryant, Indiana  

Two daughters — Katherine Marin, Portland, Indiana, and Myriah Whitacre (husband: Mike), Portland, Indiana

Two brothers — Jerry Bell Jr. (wife: Krystal). Portland, Indiana, and Timmie Bell, Portland, Indiana

One sister — Deanna Cline (husband: Trent), Portland, Indiana

Eleven grandchildren

Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Monday in the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Steve Arnold will officiate the services and burial will follow in the Center Cemetery, west of Portland.

Memorials may be directed to the family to assist in final expenses.

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