News From Terre Haute, Indiana

June 22, 2013

Naomi L. Boswell


BRAZIL — Naomi L. Boswell, 83, of Brazil, passed from this life to be with her Lord and Saviour, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. She was born March 13, 1930, to Sherman and Nellie (Luther) Wright. On Dec. 4, 1949, she married the love of her life, Donald D. Boswell. From their love, a son was born on Aug. 31, 1952, Michael D. Boswell. Their family was complete.

Naomi took great pride in her home. She loved making crafts, sewing, watching her Pacers and writing poetry. She loved to study the Bible and talk about what God was doing in her life. Many times she tried to help someone who has having problems. Naomi was a prayer warrior. You could always count on her if you needed prayer for something. Music was a big part of Naomi’s life. She and Don sang together. She also sang with her sisters, Kay and Elizabeth. Naomi sang at many churches around the area.

Naomi loved to mow her lawn, work in her garden and can many delicious things. Naomi loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. You could always count on a cup of coffee and a piece of pie or something homemade when you went to visit. Naomi could always encourage you and lift you up.

Naomi was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; sisters, Hildred Hauser, Ruth Carter and Elizabeth Redenbarger; and brothers, Lex Wright and Richard Wright.

She will be sadly missed by her son, Michael, and close friend, Dawn Barger; grandson, Andrew Killion and wife Heather; granddaughter, Autumn Drake and husband Sean; great-granddaughter, Ella Rose; sister, Kay Acton; brother, Donald Wright; very close friend, Phyllis Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at French Funeral Home, today, June 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jim Dowers officiating. Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. at French Funeral Home on Friday. Burial will take place at Roselawn Cemetery, immediately following the services today. Friends and family may light a candle at: