Ethel Marie “Edie” McSwan
A Celebration of Life for longtime Lamar and Wiley resident; Ethel Marie McSwan, affectionately known to her family and friends as Edie, was held at 11:00AM on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Lamar United Methodist Church with Pastor Troy Greer officiating. Interment followed at the Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran’s Section.
Visitation for Edie was held on Friday, May 1, 2015 from 3:00PM until 7:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.
Edie was born on December 9, 1932 at Wilson, North Carolina to Eddie and Bessie (Griffin) Whitley and passed away on April 28, 2015 at Penrose Medical Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the age of 82.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank McSwan; her parents; two grandkids, Karis Wollert and Chris Braswell.
Edie is survived by her children, Vicki Braswell of Lamar; Mike Braswell of Pampa, TX; Kim (Damon) Kinter of Colorado Springs, CO; Daniel (Rachel) McSwan of Dighton, KS and Eric (Tanya) McSwan of Colorado Springs, CO, twenty-four grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She is also survived by one brother, Kenneth Whitley; two sisters, Mavis Lanier and Helen Whitley as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Area Hospiceeither direct or in care of the funeral home office.