Cleveland Franklin Boatwright

February 27, 2019

Mr. Cleveland Franklin Boatwright, age 78, passed away on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at his home in Atmore, Alabama.

Mr. Boatwright was a native and former resident of Georgiana, AL and had resided in Atmore, AL for the past 43 years. He was a retired carpenter with 60 years of experience and was of the Church of Christ faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Lillie Boatwright; wife of 49 years, Lillie Mae Boatwright; two brothers, Melton Boatwright and Vernon Boatwright; and three sisters, Nellie Wiggins, Willie Faye Eady and Annie Mae Eady.

He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Theresa Boatwright of Canoe, AL; two daughters, Lechia Boatwright of Flomaton, AL and Cyndi Merritt of Bay Minette, AL; one sister, Elaine and Randy Sexton of Greenville, AL; two grandsons, Steven Flowers and Christopher Boatwright; three granddaughters, Amanda Jay, Nikki Merritt and Tierani Perry; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Bro. Malcolm Harrelson officiating.

Burial was at the Bowman Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Dudley Flowers, Ricky Harrelson, Roger Jay, Jimmy Boutwell, Waylon Bryers, Dewayne Young and Mikey Harrelson.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes is in charge of all arrangements.


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