Mrs. Mary Lou Boswell, 90, of Buies Creek passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Universal Health Care in Lillington. She was born in Lauderdale, MS, the daughter of the late Wilford Jessie Lack and Ella D. Shields Bufkin. In addition to her parents, Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Boswell; son, Wayne Hatcher; sisters, Judy Zachary and Sandy L. Nofire.
Mary Lou will be remembered best as a caretaker; from her own grandchildren to sick and ailing friends, she lived to take care of others. She opened her home and her heart to anyone in need without reservation. It was a great privilege to know her, and she will be sorely missed by her family and friends.
Mary Lou is survived by her brother, Bill Lack and wife Sandy of Asheville; daughter-in-law, Teri Cunningham, and husband Danny of Buies Creek; 4 grandchildren, Heather Hafer and husband, Benj, Phillip Hatcher and wife Nicole, Jennifer Hatcher, Jessica Hatcher; great grandson, Preston Hatcher; numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, March 6, 2022 at Buies Creek Cemetery with Rev. Charles Morrison officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Buies Creek First Baptist Church Food Bank, P.O. Box 160, 118 Main St., Buies Creek, NC 27506.