James Edward Boutwell, 91, of Monticello, passed away peacefully at Lawrence County Nursing Center on Aug. 6, 2023. Edward was born on Jan. 25, 1932, in Lawrence County to Clifton (A.C) Boutwell and Frankie Alford Boutwell of Lawrence County.
A funeral service was held Aug. 11 at Carmel Baptist Church in Monticello, with graveside following at the church cemetery.
Mr. Edward loved deer and turkey hunting. He also loved to fish. Mr. Edward loved watching westerns and shows like “Gunsmoke,” “Bonanza,” and similar shows. Mr. Edward was well known that he loved his grandkids.
He is survived by a daughter, Sonya Mahaffey, of Monticello; brothers, Terry Boutwell, of Brandon; and Jerry Boutwell, of Monticello; two sisters, Diane Calcote, of Jayess; and Linda Pearl Harper, of Jayess; grandchildren, Shane Boutwell, Jeana Lambert, Bradi Hearn, Sawyer Mahaffey; great-grandchildren, Tanner Boutwell, Kade Boutwell, Riley Lambert, Fanci Lambert, Hayleigh Hearn, Brayleigh Hearn; and one great-great-grandchild, Kaisleigh Boutwell.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Edwina Boutwell; son, Jr. Boutwell; and brothers, Clifteen Boutwell, Ronnie Boutwell, Robbie Boutwell, and Danny Boutwell.