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Martha Raye Boswell

January 17, 1938 — August 25, 2023

Pampa and formerly of Kinston, NC

Martha Raye Boswell, 85, of Kinston, NC, and recently of Pampa, TX, passed away on August 25, 2023, in Pampa.

 

Martha will be available for viewing from 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Sunday, and from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Monday at Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors in Pampa, TX.

 

Services in North Carolina will be announced soon.

 

Martha was born on January 17, 1938, in La Grange, NC to Leslie and Claribel Dawson. She grew up and attended school in LaGrange. After high school, she entered college and received a degree in education. Martha met Rev. Dr. Bill R. Boswell and they married on February 23, 1958. Martha and Dr. Boswell traveled to help spread the gospel in states such as Texas, Louisiana, and Alaska.  Dr. Boswell preceded her in death after 63 beautiful years of marriage.

 

Martha worked in education for many years as a first grade teacher and as a Dyslexia therapist. She enjoyed various pastimes that included music, singing and playing piano, crocheting, needlepoint, and antique shopping. The most important things in her life were God, her family, and especially the grandchildren & great-grandchildren, the multiple children she helped with Dyslexia, and her dogs. Martha will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sisters.

 

Martha is survived by two daughters, Robin Boswell Whinery and husband Orville, Jr., and Heather Fitzgerald and husband Bart; grandchildren, Angel Whinery, Dakota Whinery, Kaycee Karla Brown and husband Cody, Kasey Lynn Whinery, Lexxi Whinery, LeRoy Wyatt Whinery, Dawn Fitzgerald Andre and husband Russ, Jada Fitzgerald Brekeen and husband Brock, Rebecca Fitzgerald Rousselle and husband Travis; nine wonderful great-grandchildren; and other extended family.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Viewing

Sunday, August 27, 2023

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Carmichael - Whatley Funeral Directors and Crematory

600 N Ward St, Pampa, TX 79065

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Visitation

Monday, August 28, 2023

8:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Carmichael - Whatley Funeral Directors and Crematory

600 N Ward St, Pampa, TX 79065

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