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David Milton Boswell Sr.


David Milton Boswell Sr., 84, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Liberty Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

He was the son of the late David and Grace Ward Boswell. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Boswell; and a stepson, Jackie Ronald Jernigan.

He retired from International Paper Company in 1995 after 41 years of service.

Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hannah officiating. The family will receive friends from noon to 1:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Stanley Cemetery in Clarendon.

He is survived by his wife, Esta Mae Gore Boswell of the home; his son, David Boswell Jr. (Deborah) of Whiteville; one stepson, Joseph Marvin Jernigan of Whiteville; two sisters, Alice B. Long of Ash and Martha B. Strickland of Whiteville; one brother, Thomas “Tom” Boswell of Whiteville; one grandson, Adam Boswell (Renee); four step-grandchildren, Brandon Jernigan, Brookie Jernigan, Jamie Jernigan and Tina Jernigan; and five step-great-grandchildren, Joseph Jernigan, Charlotte Jernigan, Kaydence Jacobs, Kendal Jacobs and Gralyn Jernigan.

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