Blonda Giles, 98, of New Boston, died Saturday, June 3, 2006, at the Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, at New Boston Cemetery, where burial will follow. Memorials may be made to Mercer County Nursing Home. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo, is handling arrangements. She was born April 12, 1908, in New Boston, daughter of James and Clara Diehl Jackson. She married Clark W. Giles Nov. 23, 1927, in Princeton, Ill. He preceded her in death. Blonda was a homemaker. She enjoyed dancing and being with her family. She was a member of New Boston United Methodist Church. Surviving are her children (and spouses), Lois (Duane) Schultz, Rock Island, Bonnie (Wayne) Louck, New Boston, Judy (Roger) McCreight, Aledo, James (Luella) Giles, New Boston, Clark (Marlene) Giles, Joy, Casey Giles, Rock Island, and Tony (Connie) Giles, Muscatine, Iowa; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.