Alfreda Boswell, 94 of Hartford, Kentucky gained her angel wings and went to her heavenly home on Wednesday August 7, 2019, surrounded by her loving family at the Heartford House in Owensboro. She was born April 23,1925 in Canalou, Missouri to the late Alfred Baughn, and Thelma Harder Baughn. Freda worked at G.E. during the war and 20 years at the Bank of Dundee. She played the organ for over 50 years at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church where she was a member. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother that loved the Lord. Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Griffin Boswell, her son, Ben Boswell and his wife Joan Boswell of Owensboro, her grandson, Robert Charles Boswell of Roswell, Georgia. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, one daughter, Teresa Handley and Jimmy Handley of Hartford, Ky., four grandsons, Joseph and Amy Boswell, of Owensboro, Jeremy and Ashley Handley of Hartford, Jared Handley of Beaver Dam, and Josh Handley of Greenville, Ky., one granddaughter-in-law, Wendy Bucey of Roswell Georgia, twelve great-grandchildren, Owen, Jameson, Ava Handley, Emerson and Everly Evans, Macy Handley, Alex and Adam Boswell, Hayden, Ella, Norah, and Zane Boswell. Services will be 3:00 pm Sunday at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky; 3419 Wathens Crossing; Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ms. Boswell. Please share your messages of condolence with the family of Alfreda Boswell at

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  1. Freda was my first piano teacher. I went on to major in music in college and have a career as an accompanist at Interlochen Arts Academy for 34 years, where I worked with student musicians from all over the world, some of whom have gone on to have impres

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