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Darlene Durham Boswell

Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2023 at 10:19 pm

Darlene Durham Boswell, 83 of Centralia, passed away, Thursday, December 14, 2023, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia

Family and friends are invited to Darlene’s Life Celebration service 1:00 PM Friday, December 22, 2023, at the First Baptist Church in Centralia.

Darlene was born on July 18, 1940, the daughter of Julius and Hazel (Young) Durham.

On September 12, 1959, Darlene married Russell Boswell and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2023.

Darlene is survived by her daughter Tami R Benus (husband Randy Thomas), son Troy Boswell; Grandchildren, Ellis Benus wife Jenni Benus and LeAnna Boswell and Great Grandchildren Easton, Evie, Emelia (Millie) and Eliza.

Along with her husband, Russell, Darlene was preceded in death by her parents Julius and Hazel Durham, and 3 sisters.

Darlene was a member of First Baptist Church in Centralia, where she enjoyed working with the children in Awanas, Sunshine Kids and Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church and worked as a home health care professional for 30 years before retiring.

Memorial donations are suggested to the First Baptist Church of Centralia and may be sent in care of Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home, 104 S. Collier Centralia, MO 65240.

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