Welcome to the memorial page for

James Edward Boatner

June 27, 1957 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 61)

James Edward Boatner was born on June 27, 1957. 

He attended Richardson High School. 

James worked for Action Moving Storage in West Monroe, Louisiana for 20 years.

He departed this life on May 10, 2019 at the Glenwood Regional Medical Center of West Monroe, Louisiana.

He is proceeded in death by his mother, Hellen Bell Boatner, Father Willie T. Cobbs, two brothers, Cleve Boatner and Robert Lee Boatner, two sisters, Francis J. Cobbs and Gwenette Fay Carter.

Leaving to cherish his memory are two sons by Mrs. Grace Lee: Michael (Yolanda) Davis and Marcus (Amber) Davis; daughters, Deshuna Bernard (Kenneth) Blade, Cora M. Glass; his fiancé of 25 years, Bobbie Nell Goins, two stepsons, Larry Jenkins and Willie Goins; four sisters, Nancy (Sam) McFee, Shirley (Bruce) Robinson, Barbara Slack, and Patricia Cobbs; four brothers, Lewis (Dorothy) Boatner, Ronnie Boatner, James T. Cobbs and Willie T. Cobbs. A host of grandchildren, niece, nephews, cousins and friends.

 Service Information

May 17, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McFarland Funeral Companies
1901 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202

Funeral Service
May 18, 2019

1:00 PM
Mount Gilead Baptist Church
1102 North 8th Street
West Monroe, LA 71291

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