North Kingstown –Boggs, Jessie Leona (Farnell), 93, of Shore Acres Avenue, died Wednesday, January 30 at the Philip Hulitar Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank H. Boggs. Born in Quitman, GA, she was the daughter of the late William and Malissa Farnell.
For 54 years Jessie Boggs was a very active member of Quidnessett Baptist Church, North Kingstown. She was a sales clerk at the Quidnessett Baptist Bookstore for 25 years.
She was the loving mother of Danny Boggs of Little River, SC and Linda R. Chiarini and her husband Thomas of Coventry; grandmother to ten grandchildren: Karissa Lamirande, Joshua Chiarini, Jamin Boggs, Sarah Chiarini, Jared Boggs, Rebekah Chiarini, Kayla Boggs, Elizabeth Chiarini, Daniel Boggs and Miranda Boggs, two great-grandchildren; sister of : William, Jake, Clarence, Homer and Lillian.
She was a godly, Christian woman and loving neighbor who enjoyed cooking, being a homemaker, sewing and bowling. She was the starting guard all four years of her high school basketball team.
Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 5 at 10 AM in Quidnessett Baptist Church, 6356 Post Road, North Kingstown. Calling hours will be Monday from 4-8 PM at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home & Crematory, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Donations may be made to the Providence Rescue Mission. 627 Cranston Street #1, Providence, 02907. Information and condolences at www.carpenterjenks.com.
Reported: 01/30/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home and White Dove Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)