Mickey Woodrow Boswell, 79, of Cleveland passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 1-3 p.m. at Morrison Chapel Baptist Church.
A Celebration of Life service will follow at 3 p.m. Rev. John Thomas, Donald Gant and Mike Robbins will officiate the service.
Mickey was born on February 1, 1938, to Claude and Lillian (Flint) Boswell in Linn. He graduated from Cleveland High School in 1957. He married Cookie Cook on August 7, 1960. Mickey served in the United States Air Force with an E-4 rating for 3 years and 10 months. He served as a Justice Court Judge from 1976-1980. Mickey was the Marketing Director for Colonial Life and Accident Insurance Company of Columbia, SC. He served in many capacities both in his Church and Civic Organizations. He was a Gideon’s International member, former member of the Cleveland Lions Club, member of the Aircraft and Pilot Association, member of the Cleveland Airport Safety Committee. He was a Sunday School teacher and a Deacon at Morrison Chapel Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of Deacons. He had also served as the choir director at Morrison Chapel Baptist Church.
Mickey was preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Lillian Boswell as well as his sister, Barbara Harden.
Mickey is survived by his wife of 57 years Cookie Boswell of Cleveland; daughtes Bethany Boswell of Cleveland and Glenda Boswell of Jackson; son, Brigadier General Gentry (Cindi) Boswell of Bossier City, LA; brother-in-law Roy Cook and sister-in-law, Dr. Betty Cashon; grandchildren Kaitlyn Boswell, Jerod Boswell, Jeremy Sims and Summer McCain; great-grandchildren Kiley, Cole and Connor Sims, Russell McCain and Swayde Lovett. He also leaves several nieces and nephews as well as numerous cousins.
Memorials may be made to Morrison Chapel Baptist Church 196 Morrison Chapel Road Cleveland, MS 38732.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.