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Laverne Britt Boswell

Updated: Dec 7, 2022

May 3, 1940 ~ December 4, 2022 (age 82)


Robena Laverne Britt Boswell, age 82, of Whiteville, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022 at her home. She was born in Columbus County on May 3, 1940 to the late Lawton R Britt and Ima Mildred Grooms Britt. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband; William Randolph Boswell.


Laverne worked for the US Post Office as a Rual Mail Carrier for many year before transitioning to full-time mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, a role which she cherished. She was a member of Highest Praise Pentecostal Church and New Hope Baptist Church.


She is survived by her two daughters; Emma Katherine B. Sarvis of Leland, NC and Jerri Lynne Boswell of Franklinton, NC, a son; William Eric Boswell of Whiteville, four grandchildren; Erica Lynn Gore, William Cole Boswell, Jennifer Marie Boswell, and Brandi Nicole Waters, and numerous great-grandchildren who all loved her very much.


A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at the Boswell Family Cemetery with Rev. Willard McPherson officiating.


McKenzie Mortuary, 112 Jefferson St., Whiteville, NC is serving the Boswell Family.

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