Cathryn Marie (Whichard) Boswell

Born: Wed., Sep. 4, 1935
Died: Sun., Jul. 30, 2017

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Cathryn Marie Whichard Boswell

Cathryn Marie Whichard Boswell of Greensboro, GA died on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, GA. She was 81. Cathryn was born in Macon, GA on September 4, 1935, the daughter of the late Clyde Leroy Whichard and Alma Floye Jenkins Whichard.  She graduated from Greensboro High School.  In addition to being a homemaker, Cathryn was the owner and operator of Cathryn’s Hair Styles. 

Survivors include her only daughter, Donna and husband Larry of Greensboro, GA, two grandsons, Brad Smith and wife Karen and Bo Smith and wife Missy; great grand children, Bentley Cooper Smith, Grayson McCoy Smith, Leah Caroline Smith and Samuel Owen Smith; other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her brother, Clyde Lafayette “Sonny” Whichard and a great grand child, Isabella Katelyn “Bella” Smith.

The family request that any memorials be made to the Oconee Regional Humane Society, 1020 Park Avenue, Suite 101, Greensboro, GA 30642.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register. 

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Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Donna and family,

Our deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom and grandmother.
Cathryn was always nice, friendly, and a lovely lady.
May the warm and loving memories that ya'll shared be of comfort.
You are in our thoughts and prayers.

darrel phelps
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
sorry to read of this. we were friends since the fourties. I thought of her often . We had a chance for old age companship til age caught up. Darrel phelps

Donna Strozier Vandiver
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
I am so sorry to hear about "Miss" Cathryn passing. I always enjoyed talking to her at the beauty shop. She was so sweet and funny. Your family will be in my prayers.

David & Terri Thornton
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Larry, Donna & family,
We are very sad to hear of the loss of Donna's mother. We know she will be missed. May your memories of her comfort you.

   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Please know that I will be praying for you and your family.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene & family

Jeni & Mike Norris
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Dear Donna & family, Deepest sympathy.

Janice campbell
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Donna, I am so sorry to hear of Cathryns passing.I enjoyed talking to her when she was in are in my thoughts.

Diane and Dave Conger
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Cathryn loved her family. Know you will take comfort and share all your good memories.

Shirley and Emmett Caldwell
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017
Donna, Larry and family:

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come.