Ola Hughes Boswell
|Traffic Accident Injuries
Fatal To Mrs. T. D. Boswell
Injuries received in a traffic accident five weeks earlier resulted last Friday in the death of Mrs. Ola Hughes Boswell, prominent resident of Macon. Mrs. Boswell was hurt Feb. 19, when the car in which she and her husband were riding was struck by a freight train on the L. & N. Railway at a grade crossing in Oakland.
Mrs. Boswell died Friday at Campbell’s Clinic, Memphis, where she had been a patient since the day of the accident.
Services were held Sunday afternoon at National Funeral Home in Memphis. Burial was in Memorial Park, near that city.
She was the wife of T. D. Boswell, landowner and retired merchant of Macon. Mrs. Boswell was born near Macon and spent her entire life in that area. She was a member of Macon Methodist Church, and had taught a Sunday school class and served as pianist there.
Her husband, who was also injured in the collision at Oakland, was a patient for some time at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis. He has been released from the hospital.
In addition to her husband, Mrs. Boswell leaves a sister, Mrs. Simon Edwards of Whiteville, and a brother, W. Wightman Hughes of Memphis.
Reprinted from the
March 31, 1960 Edition.
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Obituary prepared for the site by Mary Kay Dancy Smith.
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