|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1923|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2011|
Webb Boswell, 88, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville. He was born Jan. 12, 1923, to Herman Frank Boswell Sr. and Sara Selma Webb. He attended Millsaps College, where he was a member of Lambda Chi Fraternity. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served in World War II and the Korean conflict. While in the Air Force he attended the University of Pittsburgh. He was a navigator on a P61 Black Widow in the 418th Night Fighter Squadron, serving in the Pacific Theater. He remained in the Air Force Reserves until his retirement as a major. Following World War II he earned a degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi. He briefly practiced pharmacy in Louisville and soon joined his father's pharmaceutical practice at Boswell Drugs in Noxapater. He was a Noxapater alderman for 25 years and a trustee for the Noxapater United Methodist Church for many years.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Noxapater United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dewayne Warren and the Rev. Smith Whiteside officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the church cemetery. Nowell-Massey Funeral Home of Louisville is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Sue Hull Boswell; his brother, Dr. Herman Frank Boswell Jr. (Jo) of New Orleans; his children, Dr. Susan Boswell Johnstone (Jim) of Pontotoc, Webb A. Boswell Jr. of Noxapater, Dr. Scott Null Boswell (Connie) of Jasper, Ala., David Boswell (Elizabeth) of Kemah, Texas, Kenny Boswell (LeAnn) of Noxapater and Will Boswell (Joni) of Forest; 17 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; six nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Boswell Bennett.
Pallbearers will be Michael Hull Johnson, David D. Richardson III, Colin Johnstone, Taylor Boswell, Webb Arnold Boswell III, Chris Boswell, Trent Boswell and Zach Boswell.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy or to Noxapater United Methodist Church.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Obituaries September 5 2011
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Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Sep 05, 2011
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