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Funeral services held for Louis Boswell

Louis Boswell, 67, a farmer of the Tenth District of Overton County, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in the Allred Community on Wednesday, June 23, at 3 a.m.

He had been a member of the Missionary Baptist Church for many years.
    
He was a son of the late Richard Boswell.
    
He is survived by five sisters as follows: Mrs. J.O. Poston, Mrs. John Will Poston, Mrs. Walter Smith, and Mrs. Curt Smith of Overton County, and Mrs. Lou Lee of Monterey; three brothers, Lloyd and Hillary Boswell of Overton County and George Boswell of Texas.
    
Funeral services were conducted on Wednesday at 3 p.m., by the Rev. E.M. Smith and the Rev. John W. Smith, at the Falling Springs Church, with burial in the cemetery there.

Lillie Ann Copeland, of Okolona dies
Mrs. Lillie Ann Copeland, 86, widow of the Rev. Hilary Copeland, died at the home of her brother, Johnson Bilbrey, in the Okolona community, on Monday, June 21, at 4 p.m.
    
Besides here brother, she is survived by two sons, George Wilson of Missouri and William Copeland.
    
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m., at the Okolona Church, five miles south of Livingston, by the Rev. Robert Hammons of the Baptist Church, with burial in the cemetery there.

Funeral services held for J. William Hancock
Funeral serivces for J. William Hancock, 72, a farmer of the Eleventh District of Overton County, who died at his home in the Monroe Community, on Monday, June 21, of a heart attack, were conducted on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock by the Rev. E.M. Smith of the Baptist Church with burial in the Hardy graveyard near Alpine.
    
He was a member of the Eagle Creek Lodge No. 530, F. & A.M., and the Evening Star Chapter No. 136, R.A.M., and was widely known and highly respected.
    
His survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ida Eldridge Hancock; two daughters, Mrs. Young and Miss Myrtle Hancock; four sons, Arnold Ward, Lafayette and Carlos Hancock; one sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Booher; three brothers, John and Jones Hancock of Alpine and Ed H. Hancock of Crossville.

 

 

 

 

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