Olive Graff Bohl, 77, a loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at a hospital in Fort Worth. Olive was born Nov. 19, 1932, in West Newton, Pa., the only child of William and Elizabeth Graff. She grew up in Monongahela, Pa., leaving there to attend Bethany College in Bethany, W. Va., where she met her husband, Roy. They married June 12, 1954, and moved to Fort Worth. Olive taught school in Pennsylvania, Fort Worth and Midlothian. Roy opened his medical practice in Midlothian where they lived and raised their four children.
Olive's life was encompassed by her family, her friends and her church. She was an extremely generous woman who had a special way of treating everyone like family, making them feel accepted and loved. She was a talented singer and piano player and enjoyed sporting events, playing bridge and traveling.
Olive was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Dr. Roy E. Bohl, who died in 2006. Olive was loved and respected by her many friends and will be missed.
Survivors include daughters, Sandy Partridge and husband, Mike, of Fort Worth, Tracy Parker and husband, Nigel, of Crowley, Jennifer Dodson and husband, Mark, of Nacogdoches; son, Eric Bohl, of Burleson; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law; two sisters-in-law; four nieces; and numerous cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at South Hills Christian Church, 3200 Bilglade Road, Fort Worth, Texas. A reception at the church will follow to celebrate her life.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Salvation Army or South Hills Christian Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Greenwood Funeral Home, 3100 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, Texas. 817-336-0584