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Jewel Dean Boswell

Conway, AR, 1922 - 2014

Jewel Dean Boswell, 92, of Conway, formerly of Camden, passed away November 25, 2014. She was a proud member of the Faulkner County family of Sam and Clarice Wilcox. Born into a large and loving family February 21, 1922 at Springhill, Ark., she moved to Camden in 1943 where she and her husband operated Boswell's Market for many years.
She was an active member of First Baptist Church and The Business and Professional Women's Club and worked as a volunteer at Ouachita County Hospital.
In 2010, when her health begin to fail, she moved to Conway to be closer to her daughter and to her surviving brothers and sisters.
She is preceded in death by her husband, D. O. Boswell; brothers, Doyne, Dennis and Wiley Wilcox and sister, Lou Hall.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Bloodworth (Jim) of Conway; granddaughter, Dawn Esser (Joe) of St. Louis, Mo.; grandsons, Dan Bloodworth (Dana) of Conway and Sam Bloodworth (Tonya) of Russellville, Ark.; brothers, Kenneth and Cecil Wilcox both of Conway; sisters, Mary Mitchell of Murfreesboro and Janelle Stanton of Conway; ten great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the charity of your choice. Proctor Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest register visit

Published November 29, 2014

Proctor Funeral Home
442 Jefferson Street SW, P.O. Box P, Camden, AR
Phone: 870-836-2264