Reverend Malvin Harold Swaggerty, 81 of Rossville, passed peacefully into the presence of God on Friday, January 10th, 2020.
Rev. Swaggerty was born in Chattanooga and dedicated his entire life to serving his Lord. He was a minister for 66 years and pastored the East Brainerd Church of God for 38 years. Rev. Swaggerty loved music, especially playing the piano and guitar, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his family. He loved people and always put others first. Rev. Swaggerty is loved and will be missed by all who knew him.
Rev. Swaggerty was preceded in death by his former wife, Katherine Swaggerty; son, Michael Swaggerty; parents, Henry and Evelyn Swaggerty; brothers, Glenn Swaggerty and Doyle Swaggerty.
Survivors include his wife Rebecca “Becky” Ann Swaggerty; son, Gary (Angie) Swaggerty; step-son, Nathaniel (April) Nickloy ; step-daughter, Sara (Todd) Holden; brother, Mickey (Mary) Swaggerty; sisters, Sharon (Kenneth) Whitmire and Linda Kaylor; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 1 pm in the South Crest Chapel with Gary Swaggerty and Rev Carroll Allen officiating. Interment will follow in the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park.
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The family will receive friends on Monday, January 13th from 2-4pm and 6-8pm in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral home & Crematory Rossville.
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