Darathy Swift

darathy swift
LINDEN, TX Funeral services for Darathy Nell Swift, 81, of Linden, will be at 2:00pm, Sunday, October 24, 2010 in the chapel of Reeder-Davis-Schindler Funeral Home in Linden with Bro. Jackie Stanfield officiating. Interment will follow in Linden Cemetery. A visitation will be Saturday afternoon from 3 to 5 pm at the funeral home. Mrs. Swift was born February 27, 1929 in Mooringsport, Louisiana, to Wink Elder and Minnie Willtrout Elder. She passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in a Longview hospital. She was employed with Swift Jewelers in Linden, a member of the DAV and First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Charles Swift of Linden; two sons and daughters-in-law, Butch and Gail Swift of South Lake, Texas, and Danny and Pam Swift of Longview; two aunts, Opal Harris and Helen Tramell, both of Lone Star, Texas; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Melissa, Bryant, Lisa, Celena, Brent, and Tricia: 13 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

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  1. Butch and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We are never ready to give them up. Your loss is heaven's gain. Thinking of you at this time of sorrow. Martha (Big Granny) Smith

  2. Aunt Dot as my preacher said you have reached your graduduation day. You have gone on to a better place but that does not make the ones left behind feel any better for you will be missed. You are all in our prayers. love you Barbie

  3. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to The Swift Family Mae Rucker Frank Rucker Margie Manning and Marsha Bradford

  4. We are saddened to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Blessed be the name of the Lord for peace is found in him.

  5. Mr. Swift and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of sorrow. Mrs. Swift was a very sweet and special lady. May God be with each one of you is our prayer.LoveDane, Rosia and family

  6. It was clear to me yesterday that my Mamaw touched many lives. It is so easy to be selfish and want her here with us. But as Big Granny so wisely said, our loss is heaven's gain. I love my Mamaw and will miss her very much!

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