Boswell, Deanna Nichols

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Deanna Nichols Boswell, 78 of Floyd, was born unto eternal life on Tuesday, January 4, 2022. She is preceded in death by her parents, Daniel B. Nichols, Sr. and Dixie B. Nichols.

She attended high school at the Academy of The Holy Cross and graduated from Dunbarton College with a Bachelor’s degree in 1965. She was a founding member of All Saints Roman Catholic in Floyd, VA and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Blacksburg. Deanna was a lifelong artist. She owned and operated Blacksburg Florist for many years as well as being a legal assistant in both Floyd and Blacksburg.

She is survived by her brothers, Daniel B. Nichols, Jr. and Dean B. Nichols; sons, Robert C. Boswell, Jr. (Kimberly), Edward P. Boswell (Coleen), William K. Boswell (Kelli), David B. Boswell (Christy), and James H. Boswell (Julie); daughters, Jessica L. Gallimore (Matthew), and Jacqueline D. Walker (Jonathan); grandchildren, Julianna Schultheis (Grant), Mitchell Boswell, Edward Boswell, Jr., Nicholas Boswell, Colin Boswell, Delaney Boswell, Hannah Boswell, Noah Boswell, Rebekah Gomez (Levi), Georgia Boswell, Jackson Boswell, Hunter Gallimore, Melanie Gallimore, Ayden Walker, Maverick Walker, and Natalie Walker; and great-grandchild, Natalia Rosie Gomez.

A mass will be held at a later date at All Saints Roman Catholic Church.