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Alfreda Boswell

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

HARTFORD, Ky. — Alfreda Boswell, 94, of Hartford, gained her angel wings and went to her heavenly home Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born April 23, 1925, in Canalou, Missouri, to the late Alfred Baughn, and Thelma Harder Baughn.

Freda worked at G.E. during the war and 20 years at the Bank of Dundee. She played the organ for over 50 years at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she was a member. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother that loved the Lord.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Griffin Boswell; son, Ben Boswell, and his wife, Joan Boswell, of Owensboro; and her grandson, Robert Charles Boswell, of Roswell, Georgia.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory one daughter, Teresa Handley and Jimmy Handley, of Hartford; four grandsons, Joseph and Amy Boswell, of Owensboro, Kentucky, Jeremy and Ashley Handley, of Hartford, Jared Handley, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky, and Josh Handley, of Greenville, Kentucky; one granddaughter-in-law, Wendy Bucey, of Roswell Georgia; and 12 great-grandchildren, Owen, Jameson, Ava Handley, Emerson and Everly Evans, Macy Handley, Alex and Adam Boswell, Hayden, Ella, Norah, and Zane Boswell.

Services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky; 3419 Wathens Crossing; Owensboro, KY 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Boswell. Please share your messages of condolence with the family of Alfreda Boswell at

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