Funeral services for Jean Swinford, age 73 of Taft, will be conducted Friday at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with burial to follow in Kirkland Cemetery beside her husband William Edward Swinford who passed away in 2006. Mrs. Swinford passed away Wednesday morning in Huntsville Hospital.
A native of Athens, AL, Mrs. Swinford was the daughter of the late Edward Issac and Katie Lee Thomas Hamaker. She was a member of the Wells Hill Church of Christ and was employed at Serbin for 16 years. For many years, Mrs. Swinford hung wallpaper, did housework and baked for the needy and her community.
Survivors include three sons, Jeff Swinford of Fayetteville, Tony Swinford and wife Lereca of Taft, Scott Swinford and wife Alice of Taft, grandchildren Krystal Clark, DeWayna Shelton, Zack Swinford, Kevin Swinford, great-grandchildren Kasen Clark and Avery Mae Shelton, sister Connie Bolling and three brothers Dean, Dwight and Roger Hamaker.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 4-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.