Ethel Lee Swafford, 92, of Cleveland, TN passed away on March 12, 2020. She was born on September 23, 1927 to the late Neola Browder. She was a lifelong resident of Cleveland and a devoted member of Clover Leaf Baptist Church. Ethel was the President of VFW Auxillary, she was a hairdresser for over 50 years, and loved to be around people. She also had a love for riding motorcycles, as well as cooking a homemade meal and dancing.
In addition to her mother, she is preceded in death by her husband Grady Swafford and daughter Judy Goins. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter June Stepp (Stanley) and two siblings, Jay Guinn of Chattanooga, TN and Peggy Cross of Cleveland, TN; grandchildren Lisa (Bob) Simmons, Lori (Sam) Casarez, Shelly (Phillip) Cross, and Mark Harris; many great grandchildren and special friend, Lib Blackwell.
The family will receive friends from 3:30-6:30 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Companion Funeral Home with a service to begin at 6:30 PM with Pastor Guinn Green officiating. Burial will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:30 PM
You are invited to share a personal memory of Ethel or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Swafford family with these arrangements.