The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

July 19, 2013

Mary Boatright


The Joplin Globe

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Mary Jeannette Boatright, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Springfield, Mo.

She was born Dec. 17, 1937, in Carthage, Mo., to Howard and Gladys Tiller Wilks.

Mary Jeannette married Denny Boatright and was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; one brother, Gordon Wilks; and one sister, Iva Ellen Stewart.

Survivors include son, Anthony Boatright and wife, Karen, of Joplin, Mo.; one daughter, Jan Boatright, Rolla, Mo.; three grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Marlene Goldman; and several nieces and nephews.

The body has been cremated and memorial services will be conducted at Hackney Cemetery in Carthage, on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m. under the care of Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 1630 West Elfindale, Springfield, MO 65807.