Woodrow Wilson Boulware

Woodrow Wilson Boulware, 103, of Hatton passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at University of Missouri Hospital.

He was born on March 21, 1918 to the late Finis W. Boulware and the late Corynne (Ferguson) Boulware.

On April 23, 1950, Woodrow was united in marriage to Jalie (Davis) Boulware. They were married for 68 years until her passing on Dec. 12, 2018.

A proud American, Woodrow served in the United States Army during World War II. He was awarded the French Medal of Honor, while serving under General Patton. Born with a love for the land, he was an avid outdoorsman who earned his living as a life-long farmer. He was well known for his longhorn cattle. Woodrow made many fond memories hunting, fishing, camping, and spending time with family. He never met a stranger and enjoyed simply talking to people. Woodrow had a collection of knives, rodeo belt buckles, coins, and toy tractors.

Woodrow will be lovingly remembered by sons, Mike Boulware (Brenda) of Hatton and Don Boulware (Anna) of Moscow Mills; sister, Verna E. Shryock of Columbia; sister-in-law, Sharon Fike Davis of Troy; grandchildren, Jody Miller (Cory), Stephen Boulware (Rachel), Troy Boulware (Christy), Danielle Boulware, Alexandra Boulware, and Tyler Boulware; great-grandchildren, Corynne and Cade Miller, and Peyton, Blake, Reese, Nolan, Landon, and Lila Boulware; nephews, Denny and Joe Shryock; and nieces Kelly (Davis) Williams, and Kristen (Davis) Smith.

In addition to his parents and wife, Woodrow was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Ray O. Davis, and G. H. Shryock.

Funeral services were held May 3 at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Pastor Paul Klepees officiating. Interment with military honors followed in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hatton Extension Club to be used for the Hatton Store Restoration Project, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, MO 65251.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.

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