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Elizabeth Marie (Rape) Swafford

March 11, 1942 ~ April 26, 2018 (age 76)
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Elizabeth Marie Swafford, 76, of Flintstone, passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in a local hospital.


Mrs. Swafford was a native of Henagar, Alabama and had lived most of her life in the north Georgia area.  She was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed being a homemaker and working in her gardens.  Mrs. Swafford was preceded in death by her parents, George Marshall & Mattie Maybell Rape, and husband, Emmett Ray Swafford.


Survivors include her children, Rick (Devona) Swafford, & Laura (Chris) Hulsey, all of Ringgold, & John Swafford, Flintstone; grandchildren, Josh Swafford, Brittany (Josh) Black, Allison & Seth Hulsey; great-grandchildren, Emma & Elijah Black, all of Ringgold; sisters, Faye Oliver, Shelbyville, TN, Linda Morrison, Flintstone, & Wanda Bailey, Ringgold; several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held Monday, April 30th at 1:30 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Dr. Chris Hulsey officiating.  Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.


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The family will receive friends Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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