Born 4-21-1938 -- Died 9-14-2007
Charles W. Swift, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born April 21, 1938, at Winona, Mo., and died Sept. 14, 2007, in Springfield, Mo.
He is survived by: his wife of almost 51 years, Vivian Swift of the home; two daughters, Jackie Chumbley and husband Ron of St. Louis, Mo., Cathy Sebring and husband Cecil of Altamonte, Ill.; one son, Chuck Swift and wife Tracey of Alton, Mo.; six grandchildren, Chris Brown, Amanda Yarbrough, April Wall, Justin Brown, Nate and Keely Swift; six great-grandchildren, Dyllan, Brianna and Alyson Brown, Bryan and Zachary Yarbrough and Levi Brown; numerous aunts, cousins; and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his mother, Katherine Sisco; step-father Bill Sisco; and father Vermill Swift.
Funeral services were held Sept. 17 at the Clary Chapel with Bro. JR. Andrews of the Lula Full Gospel Church officiating. Burial followed in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Alton.
Pallbearers were Gary and Randy McClanahan, Jinks Wynn, Buddy Wright, Ron Hargrave and Dan Myers.