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Memphis Public Library Obits
Memphis, Missouri

BOWEN, Ill. -- Freida Boston, 77, of Bowen, died at 2:45 p.m. Monday (Jan. 10, 1994) in Grandview Manor Nursing Home in Camp Point.

Born Feb. 3, 1916, near Bowen, Mrs. Boston was a daughter of Mele and Lucretia Geoffrey. She married John Howard Boston June 18, 1936, in Carthage. He survives.

Mrs. Boston was a member of Bowen Christian Church and was a graduate of Augusta High School.

Survivors include two nieces, Mrs. Jack (Bonnie) Smith of Rockford, and Dorothy Barnhill of Quincy. She was preceded in death by a sister.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lamporte Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles Coonce. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at Augusta.

Visitation will be held after 1 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

The Carthage Republican
Carthage, Illinois
Wednesday
September 14, 1910
Page 5
Column 5

Passing of a Pioneer.

George Boston, brother of James Boston of this city, of southeast of Carthage, died at his home Monday, Sept. 5th, at 8 p.m., age 69 years. The funeral services were conducted by D. C. Barber, of Denver, at the late residence, Wednesday at 1 p. m. Burial at Moss Ridge. Those left to mourn the death are his wife, four children, four grandchildren, three sisters and one brother. Mr. Boston was a resident of this county all of his life.

The Carthage Republican
Carthage, Illinois
Wednesday
June 21, 1950
Page 1
Column 1

PASSED AWAY

Joseph H. Boston passed away Wednesday morning at his home on South Washington street, in this city.

The funeral will be held at The Elms Friday, June 23, at 2 o'clock, with Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Interment will be in Moss Ridge cemetery.

The Carthage Republican
Carthage, Illinois
Wednesday
June 28, 1950
Page 8
Column 5

Joseph H. Boston Died Last Wednesday

Joseph Hickman Boston, 80, died Wednesday morning at 3:20 in his home, 717 South Washington.

Mr. Boston was born in Carthage March 19, 1870, a son of William H. and Nancy Elizabeth Bryant Boston. His wife, Mrs. Ida Yetter Boston, preceded him in death. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Dena Boyles of Canton, Mo. and Mrs. Orpha Montgomery of Carthage; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Burns and Mrs. Clark Davis of Carthage, and three brothers, Marvin of Carthage, Charles of Keokuk, Ia., and Ray of Niota.

The funeral was held at the Elms, Friday, June 23 at 2 o'clock with Rev. Robert B. Clark officiating. Mrs. Vernon Webster and Mrs. Leonard Miller was in charge of the music.

Pall bearers were: Glen Coburn, Ted Hardy, Edward B. Hackett, J. Arthur Baird, Arlo Kunkel and Fred Wright. Interment was in Moss Ridge cemetery.

THE CARTHAGE REPUBLICAN

FORMER CARTHAGE COUPLE CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING

Mr. and Mrs C. T. Boston of Keokuk observed their 50th wedding anniversary at a dinner in the Tiffany room of the Hotel Iowa in Keokuk, Sunday, June 9. Table and room decorations were gold and white. A three-tiered wedding cake served as the centerpiece at the table for the guests of honor, and dinner was served to 40 relatives and close friends.

The Rev. Hollis Boston, son of the honored couple, acted as master of ceremonies during the meal. Virgil Boston said grace and mementos were read by Mrs. Boston Scott. Don Westerhoff of Cedar Rapids, Ia. sang "When You and I Were Sixteen", and "Always" accompanied by Miss Pat Tyler.

The Mendelssohn wedding march was played as the couple took their places under an archway of flowers and white wedding bells to repeat their vows of fifty years ago. The Rev. C. L. Boston of Mt. Pleasant, Ia., read the double ring ceremony and "The Lord's Prayer" was sung in conclusion. After the ceremony the bride and bridegroom cut the wedding cake.

Charles Boston of Carthage and Mae Langley of Carthage R.R. were married 50 years ago in the home of the bride's parents. They formerly lived on south Washington Street. His parents were William H. and Nancy Boston and he had a rural mail route southeast of Carthage for about 15 years. He attended Carthage grammar schools and Carthage college academy, and also three summers of professional study in the summer normal classes sponsored by Carthage College.

Mr. Boston is now retired and he and his wife live in their new home at 418 South 19th Street in Keokuk.

The Daily Gate City
Keokuk, Iowa
Wednesday
June 18, 1958
Page 12
Column 9

Lucretia Boston Dies Tuesday; Funeral Friday

Mrs. Lucretia Mae Boston, 418 South 19th street, died at 3:45, Tuesday afternoon, at the Graham hospital, where she had been a patient for one week. She had been ill for the past two weeks.

Mrs. Boston was born November 15, 1890, at Carthage, Ill., the daughter of the late Isaac and Emertia Munson Langley. She had been a resident of Keokuk for the past 30 years.

On June 9, 1907 at Carthage, she was married to Charlie Thomas Boston, who survives. They had celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary this past June 9th. She was a member of the Christian church at Carthage, and was also a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Boston is survived by four sons: Rev. Leroy Boston, Iven Boston and Virgil Boston, all of Keokuk, and Rev. Hollis Boston of Wellington, Ohio.

Seven daughters: Mrs. Charles (Hazel) Kelly, of Keokuk; Mrs. Wilbur (Twila) Phillips, of Fulton, Mo.; Mrs. Edward (Leota) Kendziorek, of Bradley, Ill., Mrs. Delbert (Geraldine) Clark, of Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Henry (Myrtle) Davis of Bloomfield; Mrs. Artie (Mabel) Mitten, of Medill, Mo.; and Mrs. Leona Scott, of Burlington; twenty-two grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Eva, who died in 1918, and a son, Lawrence, who died in February of 1934. She was the last of her family, having been preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

Funeral service, will be held Friday afternoon, at two o'clock, from the Schmidt Memorial Home with Rev. Walter W. Attig officiating. Interment will be in the Moss Ridge cemetery at Carthage.

The Hancock County Journal and Carthage Republican
Carthage, Illinois
Thursday
June 26, 1958
Page 7
Column 4

Mrs. Lucretia Boston

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucretia Mae Boston were held Friday afternoon in the Schmidt Memorial Home in Keokuk with the Rev. Walter W. Attig of Keokuk officiating. Interment was in Moss Ridge cemetery in Carthage.

Mrs. Boston died Tuesday afternoon in Graham hospital in Keokuk, where she had been a patient for one week. She had been ill for the past two weeks.

She was born Nov. 15, 1890, at Carthage, the daughter of the late Isaac and Emertia Munson Langley. She had been a resident of Keokuk for the past 30 years.

On June 9, 1907, at Carthage, she was married to Charlie Thomas Boston, who survives. They had celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary June 9. She was a member of the Christian church at Carthage, and was also a member of the Royal Neighbors of America.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Boston is survived by four sons: Rev. Leroy Boston, Iven Boston and Virgil Boston, all of Keokuk, and Rev. Hollis Boston of Wellington, Ohio.

Seven daughters: Mrs. Charles (Hazel) Kelly of Keokuk; Mrs. Wilbur (Twila) Phillips of Fulton, Mo.; Mrs. Edward (Leota) Kendziorek of Bradley; Mrs. Delbert (Geraldine) Clark of Cedar Rapids, Ia.; Mrs. Henry (Myrtle) Davis of Bloomfield, Ia.; Mrs. Artie (Mabel) Mitten of Medill, Mo.; and Mrs. Leona Scott of Burlington; 22 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Eva, who died in 1918, and a son, Lawrence, who died in February 1934. She was the last of her family, having been preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.

The Memphis Democrat
Memphis, Missouri
Thursday
February 4, 1999
Page 5
Column 3

MABEL IRENE MITTEN

Mabel Irene Mitten, 89, of Memphis, MO, formerly of Medill, MO, died January 25, 1999, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis, MO.

She was born March 8, 1909, in Carthage, IL, a daughter of Charles T. and Lucretia Mae Langley Boston.

She married Artie C. Mitten on September 1, 1929, in Keokuk, IA. He died on January 25, 1966.

Survivors include on son, Dr. Carl Mitten, and his wife, Lois of Houston, TX, and children, Kathy Steinbrenner and husband, John, Marva Wood and husband, Darrell, and Laura Mitten; one daughter, Leta Mae Stinnett of Ft. Madison, IA, and children, Linda Clatt and husband, John, Barbara Wedel and husband, Mike, Shelley Weisinger and husband, Bruce; one son-in-law, Lavern Stott and children, Clifton and wife, Reta, Cathy Farris and husband, Mike, Beverly Ayres and husband, Paul, Carla Cook and husband, Royce; two sisters, Geraldine Clark of Swisher, IA, and Leota Kenzorek, Bradley, IL; two brothers, Reverend Hillis Boston of Clyde, OH, and Iven Boston of Keokuk, IA; one special niece, Charlotte (Davis) Ussery; and a host of nieces and nephews; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mabel was also preceded in death by one daughter, Alta Stott, in 1998; four sisters; and three brothers.

She graduated from Gorin High School in 1929. She had worked at Moore's Business Forms and at the Iowa Ordinance Plant. She was very proud of her work
and education, especially proud of her class ring which she often showed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Kahoka Presbyterian Church.

Her hands were always busy helping others and when she wasn't helping someone, she used her hands to crochet afghans for her family.

Funeral services were held January 29, 1999, at the Kahoka Presbyterian Church, Kahoka, MO, with Reverend Hollis Boston and Reverend Iris Kerr officiating. Burial was in the Sabbath Home Cemetery near Adair, MO. Memorials may be made to the Gorin School. Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO, was in charge of arrangements.

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