Verna Swan

Verna SwanVerna Elizabeth Swan, 93, of Beardstown, formerly of Rushville, died at 2:25 p.m. Jan. 16, 2010, in Heritage Manor South Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 25, 1916, in Beardstown, a daughter of George and Mayme E. Dunn Williams. She married John W. Swan on April 9, 1952, in Pacific Grove, Calif. He preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 1988.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, George Dunn Williams; and one sister, Mary L. Green.

Surviving are one twin brother, Verne E. Williams of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was a member of Southern Baptist Faith.

Services were held Tuesday at Rushville City Cemetery with Rev. Mike Hall officiating. Burial followed.

Memorials may be made to Schuyler Senior Center or Heritage Manor South.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/20/2010