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Oliver Funeral Home of Winona, Inc.
"Our family serving your family for four generations"
John Robert Boatman
(August 24, 1942 - November 19, 2018)

Funeral services for John Robert Boatman of Winona will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, in the Oliver Funeral Home
Chapel, with burial to follow in the New Hope Cemetery in Winona.  Rev. Bennie Watson will officiate the services.

Pallbearers will be DeLynn Cummings, Paul Cummings, Billy Ray Cummings, Bubba Shaw, Bennie Costilow, and Mason Costilow.

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, from noon until service time.

Mr. Boatman, 76, died at Winona Manor in Winona on Monday, November 19, 2018.  He was born on August 24, 1942, to Eddie Louis and
Lula Ruth Palmertree Boatman.  He was a retired employee of the City of Winona Street Department and a member of New Hope United
Methodist Church in Winona.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Shirley Blaylock Boatman; two sisters, Maxine
Cummings and Lady Carroll Howard; and his brother, Pete Boatman.

Mr. Boatman is survived by two sisters, Eddie Ruth Boatman of Durant and Meredith McCain of Eupora; and a host of nieces and

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the New Hope Cemetery Fund, c/o Annette Mills, 504 Jones Street,
Winona, MS  38967.

Sat., Nov. 24                    12 - 2 pm
Oliver Funeral Home

Sat., Nov. 24                            2 pm
Oliver Chapel

New Hope Cemetery
Dennis Miller

So very sorry to hear about John Robert's passing. The family will be in our prayers during the difficult days ahead.
RIP John Robert and enjoy your reunion with Shirley. Love in Christ, Dennis and Deborah

Barbara Chambley

Sorry I was unable to attend visitation and services for John Robert. Will be praying for your family:

James Nail Herbert

I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. We grew up together in the Nations community. John was a true friend.
Herbert Nail
August 24, 1942
November 19, 2018