COMMERCE - George Otis Boswell, 89, died Sunday, December 11, 2011 at his residence.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late Charlie Thomas and Zora Melinda Bryan Boswell. He was a member of Unity Christian Church. Mr. Boswell was a United States Army Veteran of World War II where he served in the 44th Infantry and was awarded a Purple Heart. He was the owner of Boswell Motors and was a cattle farmer. Mr. Boswell was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Pitts Boswell; and daughter, Shelia Jewell.
Survivors include grandchildren, Cameron Boswell (Kelley), Commerce, and Candi Hoxit (Shannon), Ila; brothers, Journey R. Boswell, Maysville, Charlie Boswell, Fairmont, and Bryan Boswell, Homer; sisters, Laura Livingston, East Point, Willie B. Sears, Maysville, and Georgialeen Thurmond, Commerce; great-grandchildren, Montana, Madison and Cassidy Hoxit and Laney and Walker Boswell; and special caregiver, Jessica Childers.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 14 from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Donald Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Jackson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday and Tuesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.