Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

March 11, 2013

Genevieve Swafford

MT. VERNON — — Genevieve Swafford, 78, of McLeansboro, died 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2013, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.

She was born Oct. 20, 1934, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Cyril and Lula (Glenn) Hassett. She married Marvin Swafford on July 18, 1953, and he survives.

She worked as a C.N.A. at Hamilton Memorial Nursing Center for many years. She was a member of St. Clements Catholic Church in McLeansboro.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin Swafford of McLeansboro; son, Anthony (Cheryl) Swafford of Danville; daughters, Cathy (Fred) McCormick of Greenville, Ind. and Gena (Daniel) Vanabbema of McLeansboro; siblings, Ruth Ann (Bill) Smith of Johnston City and James (Jackie) Hassett of Winthrop Harbor; six grandchildren, Lindsay (Kyle) Arndt, Mitchell Swafford, Tiffaney (Eric) Taylor, Chris (Christy) McCormick, Catlin Vanabbema and Kyle Vanabbema; and three great-grandchildren, Abbey, Madisyn and Briley McCormick.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Clements Catholic Church in McLeansboro with Father Slawomir Ptak conducting the funeral mass. Interment will be at St. Clements Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with a rosary service at 7 p.m.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Wabash Christian Retirement Center and will be accepted at Gholson Funeral Home.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 4-17 obit ethel rose Ethel Rose Ethel Lois Rose, 88, of McLeansboro, died 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Heritage Woods in McLeansboro. She was born Jan. 27, 1926, in Hamilton County, the daughter of Victor Earl and Ruby (Sneed) Wisley. She married Thomas Benny Rose on Jul

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit robert morris Robert Morris Robert Morris, 88 years and nine days, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. He was born April 3, 1926, in Charlestown, Ind., a son of Robert S. and Ruth (Montgomery) Morris. He was the b

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit merret sanders Merret Sanders Merret B. Sanders, 90, of Catlin, passed away on April 13, 2014, at Presence Covenant in Urbana. He was born on June 25, 1923, in Keenes, to Ray and Zelma Sanders. He married Frances R. Logan on June 12, 1949, in rural Louisville. She preceded him in

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit willard johnson Willard Johnson Willard Dale "Bill" Johnson, age 85, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 6:35 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Bill was born July 28, 1928, in Peoria, the son of Harry H. and Nellie Mae (McCallister) Johnson. He

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit deloris knight Deloris A. Knight Deloris Ann (Thomas) Knight of Ina passed away peacefully surrounded by family on April 14, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. She was a factury worker who retired from Hevi-Duty Electric in Mt. Vernon. She was born on July

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit barbara hohl-dees Barbara Hohl-Dees Barbara Ann Hohl-Dees, 59, of Mt. Vernon, went to be with the Lord at 10:47 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born Sunday, June 27, 1954, in Springfield, the daughter of Robert and Lucille (H

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 willis robbins Willis Robbins Willis "Bill" Robbins, age 95, passed away 3:42 p.m. Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home. We take comfort in knowing that he is in heaven with his beloved parents, wife and son. Bill was a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, brothe

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 obit don mcmahon Don McMahon Donald D. McMahon, 76, of Opdyke, died 5:03 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Sunday, March 20, 1938, in Bonnie, the son of Madison and Hala (Baker) McMahon. He married Linda Voyles on M

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Yvonne Phillips Yvonne Phillips, age 86, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 7:35 p.m. Saturday April 12, 2014, at her home. Yvonne was born Feb. 28, 1928, in St. Louis, the daughter of Seldon Lawrence and Alma Sunshine (Webber) Heskett. Mrs. Phillips had worked at the Inter

    April 15, 2014

  • 4-15 obit robert morris Robert Morris Robert Morris, 88, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. He was born April 3, 1926, in Charlestown, Ind., a son of Robert S. and Ruth (Montgomery) Morris. He was the beloved husband of Th

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks