May 9, 2016
KOSCIUSKO — Joe Baswell, 82, died May 7, 2016, at Attala County Nursing Home. Services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church. Burial will follow in McClelland Cemetery. Visitation is today from 6-9 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Baswell and Willie Mae McGinnis Baswell; and wife, Mary Maxine Ray Baswell; He is survived by his sons, Gary Baswell of Sturgis and Tony Baswell of Lexington; daughter, Lori Hickman; sister, Virginia Arnett; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.