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John Lewis Boatright

April 16, 1947 ~ September 28, 2019 (age 72)

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Mr. John Lewis Boatright, 72, of Garfield passed away Saturday, September 28, 2019 at his residence following a brief illness.


Mr. Boatright was born April 16, 1947 in Swainsboro, GA. to the late J.P. Boatright and Mildred Hendrix Boatright.  He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Ronda Boatright. Mr. Boatright loved fishing, bird hunting, trying to be a gardener, and especially loved his family. He attended Garfield Baptist Church.


Survivors include his sons, Richard Boatright (Brandi) of Loganville, GA. and Kevin Boatright (Becky) of Twin City; daughter, Sonya Johnson (Ricky) of Twin City; sisters, Joy Mills (David) of Garfield, and Debbie Clark both of Garfield; grandchildren, Brandon (Beka), Nick, Hannah, Abby, Nicole, Dylan, Blake, Brooks, Phoebe; several nieces, nephews, and friends.   


Funeral Services will be Monday, September 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Garfield Baptist Church with Chaplain Franklin Sasser officiating.


Interment will follow in the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.


The Family will receive friends Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.


Pallbearers are Jimmy Womack, Craig Johnson, Richard Johnson, Ricky Clifton, Tim Cumbee, Danny Cumbee, Jimmy Cowart and Harry Gay.


Honorary pallbearer is Tommy Cowart and Jack Mincey.


Condolences may be expressed at


Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. John Lewis Boatright, 72, of Garfield.

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September 29, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Funeral Service
September 30, 2019

11:00 AM
Garfield Baptist Church
Highway 23 North
Garfield, Georgia 30425

September 30, 2019

12:00 PM
Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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