Joyce ‘Marie’ Boswell, 82, devoted mother and ‘lover of flowers’

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Joyce 'Marie' Boswell.
Joyce ‘Marie’ Boswell.

Joyce “Marie” Boswell, 82, of Wilmington, was reunited with her adored grandmother, Mamie Jane Taylor, on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015.

Marie is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dorse Boswell; six children, Donnie Boswell Sr. (Linda), Larry Boswell (Brenda), Pamela Wilder (Willis), Gregory Boswell (Sherry), Michele “Cookie” Cowin (Doug) and Philip Boswell (Bonnie); 10 grandchildren, Tammy, Donnie Jr., Amanda, Heather, Brian, Tiffany, Michael, Jeremy, Douglas Jr., Whitney and Ashleigh; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Marie was a lover of flowers and enjoyed spending her time in her yard. She was a devoted mother who lived her life for her children. She loved to tell everyone she met how her kids were the “best kids in the world.” She will be missed everyday by all that loved her but she is no longer in pain and is rejoicing in her new body.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 27 at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Coble Ward-Smith Funeral and Cremation Service.
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