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In Memory: Mary Evelyn Boston, 79

Cartersville resident Evelyn Boston was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file
The following obituary was submitted by Owen Funeral Home:

Evelyn Boston, 79, of Cartersville, passed away on Tuesday, May 6.

Boston was born Sept. 14, 1934, in Calhoun, the daughter of the late, Bonnie Dealva (Grisham) and Malcomb Coleman Pritchett. She loved taking care of children and being a homemaker and was a member of Northside Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Bobby D. Boston; her mother-in-law, Lillie Boston; daughter, Ann Chastain and her husband, Roger; brother, Sonny Pritchett; sisters, Carolyn Jones and Betty West; and grandchildren, Keisha Wimpy and Stephanie Pierce.

Surviving are her children, Jerry L. Boston of Cartersville, Stanley R. Boston and his wife Kathy of Rydal. grandchildren, Lisa Kilgore (Scott), Michael Chastain, Stanley Robert Boston, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Barbara Pritchett Clark and her husband Paul of Calhoun, brothers in law Bobby Jones of Cartersville, Bobby West of Adairsville and niece and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Friday, May 9 in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Parham officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday.

Pallbearers will be Paul Clark, Jackie Cooper, Malcom Pritchett, Scott Pierce, Scott Kilgore and Michael Chastain, Russell Jones and Todd Jones. 

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