Georgenia LaVerne Boshears, age 63, formerly of Sikeston, died October 23, 2011 at the Bertrand Nursing Facility in Bertrand. She was born August 18, 1948, in Sikeston, to the late Ernest and Alma Verne Martin Thompson. She was a licensed practical nurse, having worked in the ICU department of Missouri Delta Medical Center for 13 years, and the St. Francis Medical Center for 17 years. She was a member of BeulahLand General Baptist Church near Sikeston. On September 12, 1981, in Morehouse, she married Rev. Troy Wayne Boshears, who preceded her in death on September 11, 2002.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Johnny and Stephenie Thompson of Sikeston; one stepson, Troy Wayne Boshears, Jr., of Mexico City, MO; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Lea Etta StauVitz of Coppers Cove, TX and Susie and Bruce Yates of Nashville, TN; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, October 29, at the BeulahLand General Baptist Church, with the Rev. Lloyd Latham officiating. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Sikeston Area Humane Society
1900 Compress Road
Sikeston, MO 63801