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Kensley JoAnne Smith-Boulware

Kensley JoAnne Smith-Boulware was born on February 19, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born at 3:33 p.m. and lived in the arms of her parents for twenty minutes before she was given to the Lord.

Kensley was welcomed into Heaven by her great-granny, Janice Hicks, and other family members that have gone on to be with the Lord.

Kensley is the daughter of Nathan Boulware and Shyla Smith; granddaughter of Tom and Glendela Smith of Cabool, Missouri, Brent and Sherilyn Barkdoll of Willard, Missouri, and Tharell and Cathy Boulware of Fort Worth, Texas; niece of Tim and Stacey Smith of Cabool, Ryan and Ashlee Smith of Cabool, Brittany White of Daviston, Alabama, and Heather Boulware of Dallas, Texas; and sending Kensley to Heaven with special love were Adilee, Rylee and Bryston, as well as many other relatives and friends.

Services were held on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral chapel with Dennis Walton officiating. Pallbearers were Ryan and Tim Smith. Private interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be given to the family c/o the funeral home.

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