Billie Moses Boswell

Billie Moses Boswell, 86, of Shreveport, passed from this life on Friday, May 16, 2014 in Shreveport. She was born March 27, 1928 in Alden Bridge, LA to the union of her parents, John and Lottie Moses. Mrs. Boswell was a devoted member of Highland Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church of Shreveport for over six decades and a member of the Anna Sunday School Class. She will be remembered for the gift of her soprano voice, which she shared each Sunday from her place in the First Baptist  Church Choir. Through her membership in the Southern Literary Club and her support of the Shreveport Symphony Guild, she celebrated a lifelong love for literature and music, inherited from her mother and now passed on to her children. For the past six months, she resided at The Glen, where she received abundant love and support from a highly dedicated staff. Services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 20, at First Baptist Church in Shreveport with Dr. Jeff Raines, Dr. Scott Tatum, and Rev. Perry Webb, Jr. officiating. Interment followed at Forest Park on St. Vincent Avenue in Shreveport, under direction  of Rose-Neath Funeral Home of Shreveport. Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Raymond  T. Boswell; one son, Rick Boswell and wife Laurie; two daughters, Gail Westmoreland and Connie Ferguson and husband Mark; grandchildren, Ryan Boswell, Emily Boswell, M’Lise Westmoreland, Brittan Grunsfeld, Lauren Grunsfeld, and Matthew Bibby; great grandchildren, Jackson Peters and Lily Boswell; three sisters, Martha Johnson, Nancy Bonner, and Johnette Evans; and a brother, Don Moses of Jena.  Honoring Billie as pallbearers were her nephews. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Remodeling Fund, 543 Ockley Drive, Shreveport, LA. 71106, or to the charity of the donor’s choice  
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