Funeral service for Mrs. Morrell Barnes Swing, age 84 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Thursday evening July 5, 2012 at 7 pm at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will be Friday morning July 6, 2012 at 10 am at Barnes Cemetery beside her husband of 60 years Robert Walter Swing. Mrs. Swing passed away Tuesday evening at Lincoln Care Center.
A native of Lincoln County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Buford and Stacie Jeans Barnes. She retired from the Fayetteville Police and Lincoln County Sheriffs Departments and was a librarian for the Apollo and Saturn Engineering Departments at Boeing and G.E. Mrs. Swing was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her daughters Angeline Quick and husband Harold of Fayetteville, Cathy Swing Brown of Cumming, GA, special son Wayne and wife Evelyn Jeans of Fayetteville, grandchildren Tab and wife Jamie Quick of Fayetteville, Tiffany and husband Shea Curry of Fayetteville, Kelly Brown and wife Terra of Covington, GA, Shawn Russo of Birmingham, AL, great-grandchildren Shelby, Seth, Cailey, Kenzie, Christi, Toby, Elizabeth, Victoria, Brittany and Amber, great-great grandchildren Skylee, Savannah and Braxton. She was preceded in death by step-mother Mae Stewman Barnes and son-in-law Jim Brown.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening July 5, 2012 from 4-7 pm at Higgins Funeral Home.