Jean Corn Boswell

December 29, 2012 • Obituaries

Services are scheduled for Jean Corn Boswell on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. Family burial services, conducted by the Rev. Stephen Deutsch of Dexter, will be followed by an 11 a.m., memorial service at First Presbyterian Church of Roswell with the Rev. Dr. Hugh Burroughs officiating. Jean passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, surrounded by her loving family. Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

Jean was a second-generation native of Roswell and a member of an early pioneer ranching and farming family. Born Sept. 7, 1927, she spent her early years on the Dexter Corn farm, the Martin V. Corn Jr. Ranch on Pine Lodge and Roswell. A graduate of Roswell High, Jean attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of New Mexico, where she was affiliated with Chi Omega sorority. Jean married Thornton (Thorny) Boswell Aug.12, 1947, starting their family life in Dexter on the E.O. Moore farm. The family later moved to Roswell, where Thorny was associated with Diamond A Land and Cattle Co.

Mrs. Boswell was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and played in the handbell choir. She spent Login to read more

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